Bahrain: Five Men Face Jail For Eating Publicly During Ramadan

public eating during ramadan

The Public Prosecutor’s Office ordered the detention of five men accused of publicly violating the rules of the holy month of Ramadan, after being apprehended by the security department eating and drinking in a public road, said Deputy Attorney general of the Capital Governorate.

The Public Prosecution ordered them to be held in custody after they were charged with publicly violating the religion of Islam and defaming its rituals, as they constituted a violation of the principles and values of the Islamic religion.