- A court in Tunisia has sentenced a man to prison for smoking cigarette during Ramadan
- The man was caught smoking by a judiciary official who immediately reported him to the authorities
A man who was caught smoking during the holy month of Ramadan in Tunisia has been sentenced to jail for one month.
It was gathered that the man was seen smoking outside the Bizerte courthouse by an official who immediately reported him to the police.
The man was arrested and sentenced to one month in prison for smoking during Ramadan.
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Legit.ng gathered that the man was sentenced a day after Tunisians staged a protest to demand the right to eat and drink in public during the month of Ramadan.
Not long ago, four Tunisian men were also sentenced to one month in prison for eating in public during the holy month.
According to Islam, Muslims are to abstain from eating, drinking, smoking and having intercourse from dawn to dusk during the holy month.
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Meanwhile, Legit.ng TV went to the street to asks people how the holy month of Ramadan has affected the prices of fruits in the market.