A man, who disguised himself as a woman by wearing an abaya to enter the women’s bathroom in a mosque to sexually harass them, was arrested in Makkah, Saudi Arabia.
According to a complaint to the Commission for the Promotion of Virtue and the Prevention of Vice – the religious police, the ‘woman’ would wear the traditional black abaya and enter the bathroom of the Jaarana Mosque, Gulf News reported.
‘She’ would then sexually harass other women during ablutions, preceding the prayers.
Upon investigation, authorities noticed a ‘woman’ behaving in a suspicious manner. She was seen leaving the building and heading towards a car with tinted windows, parked near the mosque.
Upon closer scrutiny, the ‘woman’ was seen taking off the abaya inside the vehicle, where the accused was found to be a man.
Police officials immediately arrested him and seized the garment.