Saudi police arrest 7 for staging prank as security personnel for social media views

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Police have arrested seven in Saudi Arabia’s Riyadh for impersonating security personnel and staging a prank in a shop in a bid to increase their views on social media, the Kingdom’s Public Security Directorate said on X, formerly Twitter.

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The detained men are five citizens and two residents, a Yemeni and a Chadian, a spokesperson for the city’s police force said, adding that they have been referred to the Public Prosecution.

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