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Thursday , January 23 2020

Woman fined $156 for wearing ‘veil’

HELSINKI, Aug 4, (AP): A 28-year-old woman wearing a face veil has become the first person in Denmark to be fined for violating a new law banning such garments in public places. Danish news agency Ritzau reported that police were called to a shopping center in Horsholm. The woman was slapped with a fine of 1,000 Danish kroner ($156) and requested to either remove the veil or leave the premises. She opted to leave.

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