Good thing Reese Witherspoon wasn’t visiting Qatar with her husband this weekend or she’d have been facing 40 lashes. Or possibly worse.
A Muslim barber who consumed alcohol will be getting his 40 lashes soon because alcohol is banned in Qatar (except for in hotels and for non-Muslims who obtain specific licenses) and said drunken fellow was trying to foist his phone number upon a “domestic worker” when police were called.
So 40 lashes it is, and a fine of about $135.
Qatar is an arab state, bordered by Saudia Arabia and by the Persian Gulf. Oil has made it one of the wealthiest of the emirate states.
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