Police said they violated Islamic laws prohibiting demonstration of feelings in public. Both were released on bail.
In Iran, a man made a marriage proposal to a woman in one of the shopping centers in the city of Arak, and after video recognition was spread on social networks, they were both arrested for violating Islamic laws, which prohibit showing feelings in public. Reported by the BBC .
“An Iranian loving couple was arrested after a man made an offer to a woman in front of people at the mall,” the report said.
📹 Man publicly proposes to woman at shopping mall in Arak, central #Iran
Both arrested for “marriage proposal in contradiction to islamic rituals… based on decadent Western culture,” then released on bail pic.twitter.com/eKdlNX9Bte
— Sobhan Hassanvand (@Hassanvand) 8 March 2019
Markazi Province Deputy Police Chief Mahmoud Khalaji said that the couple was detained for “indecent behavior” in public, which is the result of the “influence of corrupted Western culture.”