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Actor arrested for taking selfies with female fans

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Abdul Aziz al-Kassar, who is a popular actor and TV presenter, has been arrested in a mall in Saudi Arabia after his appearance caused a huge commotion among young female fans.

image via twitter
image via twitter

 What is the issue?

The actor, who is a Saudi national and lives in Kuwait, was on a working visit to Riyadh. When he appeared in shopping mall, fans went crazy after him to take a selfie with him. Kassar had posted a facebook post informing his fans about his visit and asking his social media followers for recommendations of the best mall to visit. He was arrested on charges of disturbing public order, mixing with women unrelated to him and abusing social media. Later on, he got bail pending an investigation.

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image via flicker

The actor is hugely popular on social media across Kuwait and Saudi Arabia.

(With some inputs from Mirror.uk)