Teenager arrested in Saudi Arabia for dancing

 The teenager is being held by authorities for 'improper public behaviour' after video of his dancing exploits went viral

Teenager arrested for dancing the macarena
Teenager arrested for dancing the macarena

A teenage who went viral on Twitter when he was filmed dancing the Macarena on a Saudi Arabian street has been arrested.

The 14 year-old boy, wearing shorts, a striped tee shirt and headphones is being accused of “improper public behaviour” in Jeddah, according to a statement released by Saudi Arabian officials.

Some people on social media have labelled him as a hero, while other condemned his actions as “immoral”.

Earlier this month a singer was  arrested for dabbing during a concert in the south-west of the country.

 

 

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