AN INFLUENCER misplaced custody of her youngsters after her husband informed a courtroom in Saudi Arabia that her tattoos and inexperienced hair made her an unfit mum.
Refa Al-Yemi, who has a big on-line following on TikTok and Snapchat, was then allegedly kidnapped by relations who reportedly felt she was shaming them together with her on-line actions.
The health coach usually shares well being and sweetness recommendations on her social media platforms.
In response to native information websites, she was allegedly forcibly taken from her house in Jeddah by relations.
Rumours then began to flow into on-line that the favored influencer had been the sufferer of an “honour killing”, with the hashtag #IsRefaKilled? topping traits of Twitter in Saudi.
Nonetheless, it was later confirmed that she had been taken from her house to Najran, however police had stopped the automotive and 4 individuals had been arrested, studies Albawaba.
Authorities have mentioned Refa is secure and is being taken care of by social providers.
Human rights defenders together with Lina Alhathloul – whose sister Loujain was lately launched from jail after calling for ladies’s freedom in Saudi – had expressed concern for Refa on-line.
Lina claimed in a tweet: “Rafa was an impartial lady. Her male relations didn’t prefer it and kidnapped her.
“She was discovered by the police, and as an alternative of being saved, she was put in a care dwelling aka a jail.”
Police have not confirmed whether the four people arrested are relatives of Refa.
Fears that the social media star had been killed began to circulate shortly after she lost custody of her four children.
Her husband was awarded custody after using her tattoo’s, hair colour and images of her workouts in court as “proof” that she was not a fit mum.