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Iranian couple arrested after marriage proposal in public

AP  |  Tehran 

A young Iranian couple have been arrested after a marriage proposal in public, captured on a video clip that went on

The police say the pair offended Islamic mores on public decency but were later released on bail.

The video, which spread on last Friday, shows the young man standing in a heart-shaped ring of flower petals next to colorful balloons in a mall in the central city of

After the young woman says "yes," he slips a ring on her finger to cheers from onlookers. The two weren't identified.

Mostafa Norouzi, in Arak, told that it's unacceptable for the young "to do whatever is common in other places of the world and disregard mores, culture and religion.

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First Published: Mon, March 11 2019. 15:45 IST