A cleaner in Saudi Arabia got a gold set in a gift after he pictures of staring at a jewelry shop display went viral and stirred internet debate.
The story began when a social media user mocked the cleaner by sharing the picture, writing “this man deserves to only look at rubbish.”
In a post which has been retweeted 6,500 times since Saturday, an account called “the Humanitarians” requested the assistance of Saudi Arabia’s huge Twitter community to track him down:
“Peace and God’s blessings be upon you. I beg of whoever knows this worker to get in contact with me, and we will kit him out with gold for free,” wrote a user.
السلام عليكم ورحمة الله وبركاته
ارجو ممن يعرف هذا العامل ان يتواصل معي.
فله طقم ذهب مجاناً . pic.twitter.com/Md3fVUjqUB
— انسانيات (@ensaneyat) December 3, 2016
The picture went viral and many Saudi users insisted on buying the cleaner a set:
وله مني هدية .. الله يعزه ويرفع قدره https://t.co/AqEA7gh6ST
— أحمد محمد الطويان (@altowayan) December 4, 2016
An account then published photographs of the cleaner holding the gold, reported the Al Arabiya:
اللهم لك الحمد والشكر والف شكر لمن قدّم الخير ❤️ https://t.co/sHRd7DWqGj pic.twitter.com/pp0Mb48nnp
— تركي الدعجم (@turkialdajam) December 4, 2016
Prophet Muhammad (ﷺ) said:
“Be merciful to the people of the earth and the One in the heavens will have mercy upon you.”
[Sunan al-Tirmidhī 1924]