Young woman arrested after recording herself walking in street wearing miniskirt and short top

Khulood wearing short skirt in public
Khulood wearing short skirt in public
By: William Martin

(Scroll down for video) A young woman is facing prosecution after she recorded herself walking the street wearing a short skirt, according to police in Saudi Arabia.

A spokesperson for the Commission for the Promotion of Virtue and the Prevention of Vice, which is also known as the religious police, said that officer filed a complaint against the woman with the police on a charge of violating public modesty rules.

After receiving the complaint, Riyadh police arrested the woman for exposing her legs, midriff and hair in public.

According to the police investigation, the young woman who was identified as Khulood, was walking in an ancient fort in the city of Ushayqir, wearing a miniskirt and a short top that exposed her midriff.

The woman did not cover her hair. The video of her walking in the street with immodest clothing was uploaded on social media sites, where it went viral.

The video caught the attention of the religious police who filed a complaint against her.

The woman, who was outside in public with her legal guardian, claimed that the video was posted to the Internet without her knowledge.