Saudis getting nervous: Man wearing strange clothes in Mecca held

<– Dress like this in Mecca and you attract the wrong kind of attention

Security men in the sacred Saudi town of Mecca arrested a man wearing strange clothes inside the Grand Mosque, saying his costume detracted worshippers.

Many curious men had left their prayers at the mosque and surrounded the man to take a close look at his apparel, prompting the mosque’s security men to intervene.

“He was told to go and change his clothes because they are distracting the worshippers from their prayers…he left but returned with the same clothes,” Sada Daily.

It said police arrested the bearded man for interrogation after he entered the mosque for the second time with the strange costume.   h/t GR.

A painting of an Ottoman caliph, Selim I

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