Qatar: Asian expatriate arrested and lashed for drinking & harassing coworker

Posted on April 23, 2013 • Filed under: Expatriate Arrested, Expatriate Warning, Expatriates Injured, Middle East

As covered by, “A Qatari court has sentenced a Muslim barber from an unknown Asian country to 40 lashes over consuming alcohol in the Gulf state, a local daily reported on Monday. The man was arrested following a complaint by another who accused him of harassing his domestic worker by throwing at her a piece of paper on which he scribbled his phone number, Al-Sharq daily reported. Police found him drunk when they arrived, it said.” Read Article

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