Qatar 2022: Was a Mexican who drank alcohol sentenced to lashes? SRE clarifies the situation | News from Mexico

Qatar 2022: Was a Mexican who drank alcohol sentenced to lashes? SRE clarifies the situation | News from Mexico
Qatar 2022: Was a Mexican who drank alcohol sentenced to lashes? SRE clarifies the situation | News from Mexico

DOHA, Qatar.- Through Tiktok The arrival of a Mexican at the Qatar airport went viralin which it could be seen that he was hiding an alleged bottle of mezcal under a sweatshirt, for which he would have been apprehended by the authorities of that country.

Given this, the Secretary of Foreign Relations (SRE) He had mobilized to inquire about the situation and denied said arrest via social networks.

The World Cup tournament begins this Sunday, November 20so the list of restrictions had already been mentioned before, including the sale of beers or alcoholic beverages.

The account from which the video was taken was removed from TikTok and taken up by other users; the alleged brother of the protagonist of the video raised his voice on Twitter and asked for help to Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard.

In addition to addressing what was finally a joke, the SRE made available to Mexicans who are in Qatar the assistance and consular protection numbers in case of any eventuality.

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The article is in Spanish

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