Saudi cleaner showered with gifts after ‘mocked’ for looking at gold

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.

The picture went viral and many Saudi users insisted on buying the cleaner a set:

An account then published photographs of the cleaner holding the gold, reported the Al Arabiya:

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]

Written by Adeel Malik

Born in Hong Kong, grew up in Scotland and ethnically Pakistani, Adeel primes himself to be a multicultural individual who is an advent social media user for the purpose of learning and propagating Islam while is also a sports fan. Being an English teacher himself, he envisions a bright future for Muslims which he strongly believes can only be done with education.

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