Disinfectant is in great demand because of the coronavirus outbreak, but is not meant for consumption. Photo: EPA-EFE

Saudi Arabia orders duo arrested for drinking disinfectant to ward off coronavirus

  • Public prosecutor says men who made widely shared video were ‘misleading people’ and drinking liquid ‘not suitable for human consumption’
  • Arab world’s biggest economy has shut down cinemas, shopping centres and restaurants, halted flights and suspended the year-round umrah pilgrimage
Topic |   Coronavirus outbreak

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Disinfectant is in great demand because of the coronavirus outbreak, but is not meant for consumption. Photo: EPA-EFE
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