According to  reports on Arabic news site Sabq, a young Saudi man has been lashed 80 times for harassing girls in a shopping mall located in Riyadh.

The ruling was carried out at the venue of the incident, according to instructions by the judge . Many people bore witness to the sight  as the verdict was implemented at a shopping mall in Unaizah, north of Riyadh.

Saudi authorities generally  apply extremely  rigid rules of gender segregation to prevent harassment.