The head of the Commission for the Promotion of Virtue and Prevention of Vice Sheikh Abdul-Latif Abdel-Aziz al-Sheikh January 15, 2012.(AFP)
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"That's my wife, how dare you!" the Briton is heard shouting in the video.Al-Hayat newspaper, quoting witnesses, said the religious police had stopped the man in a supermarket after he had paid a female cashier. The Briton, a convert to Islam, is a longtime resident of the kingdom and married to a Saudi woman, according to Al-Hayat, which said he was finally driven away in a British embassy car.Since January 2013, the religious police have become more discreet after the appointment of a new chief, cleric Abdul-Latif bin Abdul-Aziz al-Sheikh, who banned the use of unmarked cars.
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