fire at Haia center4A fire broke out in one of the buildings that houses the Commission for the Promotion of Virtue and Prevention of Vice in Riyadh in the wee hours of Saturday morning, reported Akhbaar24.

No casualties were reported, however, the fire damaged the front portion of the building and destroyed the electric meter for the building and a car that was parked next to the building. The police forces are investigating the incident.

According to sources, the fire started in the early hours of Saturday morning. Based on video footage from surveillance cameras, they said that it was the work of arsonists with the intention of damaging the electric meter.

The Saudi religious police are notorious among Saudi residents for enforcing its ultra-conservative Islamic beliefs.

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