The court of first instance penalised a young man with QR 20,000 after he threatened and insulted his wife, he apparently blackmailed her that he would publish her photographs online.
The public prosecution accused the man of blackmailing the victim in a non-public manner, and insulting her through means of social media communication tool. Investigations indicate the accused resides in an Arab country.
The victim had lodged a complaint against him after receiving messages through WhatsApp from the accused, filled with obscene words. He threatened to publish her pictures and social life on the internet.