A 13-year-old schoolgirl in Saudi Arabia has been sentenced to 90 lashes and two months in prison for carrying to her classroom a mobile phone equipped with a camera.

The girl, who has not been named, was sentenced to 90 lashes in front of her classmates followed by two months in detention.

A Saudi court pronounced the judgement after she was caught with a cell phone equipped with a camera. The gadget is banned in girls' schools in the country, Press TV reported Thursday.

Publish date: January 22, 2010 2:32 pm| Modified date: December 18, 2013 6:01 pm

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