Adolescents’ heads shaved off for harassing mall visitors

August 16, 2011

Five young men had their heads shaved off for harassing families in a shopping mall in Kuwait.

The highly embarrassing punitive action was taken following several complaints from people who reported the teenagers’ unruly behaviour and their harassment of mall visitors, Kuwaiti daily Arab Times reported.

The five adolescents were referred to the authorities concerned to sign pledges of good conduct, but had their heads were shaved to deter them from engaging in new negative action, the daily said.



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Born August 3, 1960 in Monastir, Tunisia
Media career:
  • ABC News (Tunisia)
  • Bahrain Tribune
  • Gulf News
  • Bahrain Television News
Teaching career:
  • Monastir (Tunisia)
  • University of Bahrain
  • MA  Mass Communications, University of Leicester
  • BA  in English & US literature and studies, University of Tunis

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