Scottish Facebook joke offends Kyrgyz people, may land in slammer

Posting and sharing photos on one’s Facebook page is so OK. But be careful in adding a description or comment, more specially when it can offend other people.

Take this case when an immigrant worker Michael McFeat from Abernethy, Perthshire, Scotland (Great Britain) posted on December 31st a New Year corporate party photo of Kyrgistan’s national delicacy on his facebook page.

But he added this comment: “The Kyrgyz people queuing out the door for their special delicacy the horse penis!!!”

That single line caused a brief strike in the country’s gold mine. Miners of the Kumtor mines, owned by a Canadian firm based in Toronto, where Mcfeat works “requested the Ministry of Internal Affairs, the Prosecutor General’s Office and the National Security Committee, demanding that the foreigner be brought to justice for insulting their national dignity.”

Horse meat sausage is a national delicacy in Kyrgystan.

The infraction may bring the ‘offender’ to a stint in the slammer for inappropriate comparison of a national delicacy to horse genetalia, Sputnik reports.

McFeat deleted his previous post and posted this:

I would like to take the opportunity to sincerely appologise for the comment I made on here about the kygyz people and…

Posted by Michael Mcfeat on Saturday, January 2, 2016

McFeat rushed to exit the country but was detained by the police at Manas airport on Sunday night.

The British subject now faces racial hatred charges, which can bring three to five years in the slammer under Kyrgyz law. (H/T Sputnik)


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