Dubai: A Saudi man, in his 40s, was arrested for beating his wife in public some family disputes, local media reported.
A video of the man beating his wife in a public facility went viral on social media, prompting angry reactions among social media users.
According to the Saudi Press Agency, the media spokesman for the Riyadh police, Khaled Al Kuraides, said that they acted upon a video clip that was doing the rounds in Saudi Arabia showing the man attacking a woman in Al Kharj Governorate.
Riyadh police launched an immediate investigation and identified both the man and the woman, who turned out to be his wife. He was apprehended and will be referred to the public prosecution for legal action.