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Man in Saudi Arabia Arrested After Feeding Camel a 500 Riyal

In a strange turn of events, a man in Saudi Arabia has been arrested by police for feeding a 500 riyal note (around $133) to a camel. The incident was recorded on video and swiftly spread across social media platforms.

The footage shows the man holding out the 500 Riyal to the camel, which seems to mistake it for food and gobbles it down. Police in Al Dawadmi governorate, northeast of Riyadh, took action after the video surfaced.

The man was arrested on charges of deliberately damaging a banknote and publicizing the act online. Damaging Saudi currency is a serious offense, punishable by up to five years in prison and fines of up to 10,000 riyals (around $2,660).

The incident has sparked mixed reactions online. Some people found the video funny, while others felt it showed disrespect for money. Authorities have not revealed the man’s identity or what punishment he might face.

It’s important to remember that camels are valuable animals in Saudi Arabia, with a long history of cultural significance. However, it’s also important to treat money with respect. This unusual case serves as a reminder of both!

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