“The necessary legal measures were taken against a 54-year-old female who deliberately destroyed Hindu statues and insulted a religion,” this was announced by the Ministry of Interior on its official social media accounts.
This action was taken after a video of the female publicly breaking statues and insulting religion in a shop in the Juffair area went viral.
Chief Prosecutor of the Capital Governorate, stated that the Public Prosecution the woman was arrested after receiving a report from Nabih Saleh Police Station.
He added that the female confessed that she smashed religious statues after being confronted with the video and witnesses. He noted that she would be charged with intentional destruction and publicly insulting religious symbols glorified by one of the communities residing in Bahrain, in preparation for referring the case to the competent courts.