Stay away from magic and drugs, students told

Ministry outlines offences that lead to expulsion from school

Saudi education authorities issued a fresh warning to students to stay away from magic, drugs, obscene acts and abuse of religions or they will be expelled from school.

A letter sent by the Education Ministry to schools through the Gulf Kingdom said teachers and other school staff members must ensure compliance with such rules.

It said the offences that include expulsion from school involve practicing magic, taking drugs or liquor, involvement in obscene acts, abuse of religion, IT crimes, harassment of school girls and possession of arms, according to Ajel newspaper.