An official source in the Saudi Public Prosecution announced, today, Friday, that the Public Prosecutor, Sheikh Saud bin Abdullah Al-Mujeb, directed the arrest of a person who assaulted a health practice while she was performing her work in a hospital in Al-Majardah Governorate, and to complete the investigation procedures against him, in preparation for referring him to the competent court in detention.
“a major crime”
The source stressed that these acts are among the major crimes that warrant arrest.
He also affirmed that the Public Prosecution provides criminal protection for the public servant during the exercise of his duties in accordance with its jurisdiction and the relevant regulations, and that it will not hesitate to demand aggravating and severe penalties for anyone who assaults them.
A video clip had spread on social media, showing a citizen assaulting a Saudi nurse inside the emergency department of a hospital.
While the video showed the moment the citizen attacked the nurse and dragged her to the ground, while the latter was screaming and crying out until people intervened and saved the situation.