VIDEO: Saudi youth's ostentatious display of guns and a lioness lands him in jail - GulfToday

VIDEO: Saudi youth's ostentatious display of guns and a lioness lands him in jail

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A video grab shows the youth sitting on the bonnet of a vehicle with a gun.

Gulf Today Report

Saudi authorities have arrested a young man armed with weapons, according to a report in the local media.

Riyadh Police have confirmed the arrest and identified the person as Abdullah Al Barqawi.


Abdullah was arrested after a video of him surfaced on social media showing him shooting in front of a lioness, with patches of blood.

In the video, the young man appeared in clothes resembling colours of the American flag and with a mask on his face, sitting on the bonnet of a four-wheeled vehicle.


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A number of weapons are visible inside the vehicle.

After a while he takes a gun and fires in the air, which scares the lioness.

The location and timing of the video is not yet clear as authorities probe the incident.

Netizens criticised the youth’s irresponsible and dangerous behaviour and have called for stringent punishment.