Woman Arrested For Driving In Saudi Arabia


Yesterday, police in Mecca, Saudi Arabia arrested a woman in her 20s for violating the country’s ban on women driving. Police say she tried to flee when she realized she’d been spotted.

“The woman tried to escape when she saw a police car and in the process hit another car, which was slightly damaged,” said a police spokesman. The woman, whose name and nationality were not released, was turned over to the Saudi Prosecution and Investigation Commission for investigation. [CNN]

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