Sep 24, 2019
Saudi authorities arrested a man for walking with a lion at Jeddah road
Saudi Arabia's security authorities arrested a man after he was seen walking with a lion on a main road in the Jeddah city.
The arrest of a man came after the security agencies were informed that a man was seen with the wild animila lion outside a cafeteria, reported local sources in the Kingdom.
- Police personnel headed to the informed site, where the man was found with a lion inside his car, The sources revealed the man is a Saudi citizen, The man handed the animal over to the city's municipal authorities.
- The Saudi Wildlife Commission had issued a warning to the people of Saudi Arabia against keeping the wild animals as pets or trafficking in beasts in breach of the Saudi law.
- The Commission alerted the public to inform security authorities and report such houses or farmhouses where the animals are being kept as their pet, which pose a threat to the people's safety.