Saudi probes dad’s entry into daughter’s school

He went in to take his unwell child

Saudi education authorities have opened an investigating into how a local man went into a secondary girls’ school to take his unwell daughter home.

Authorities in the Western town of Taif started the investigation after receiving a report from the school management that the man and his elder son went into the school and reached the second floor during class time on Thursday.

“The education department has opened an investigation into the case and will take measures against those responsible,” Sada daily said.

Gender-mixing in conservative Saudi Arabia is banned in school and public places.

Dubai Gazette