Saudi bride divorced for secretly recording wedding night

Nov. 7, 2013 at 9:13 AM

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, Nov. 7 (UPI) -- A Saudi man divorced his wife after she allegedly videoed their wedding night and left the recording in their hotel room, news website Okaz al-Youm reported.

The bride, whose name wasn't reported, allegedly placed a camera in the couple's hotel room without informing her new husband and recorded more than 50 minutes of their intimate interactions, Gulf News reported Thursday.

When the couple left the hotel room, the bride left the camera behind and it was discovered by a hotel employee. The employee, whose name wasn't reported, viewed the recording and allegedly posted it online, Gulf News said.

Police arrested the couple and the hotel employee, and though the groom was freed, both the bride and hotel employee remained in custody pending an investigation, Gulf News said.

The groom divorced his bride, citing a violation of his privacy.

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