Aussies dressed down for stripping down at Malaysia F1, but case dismissed
A Malaysian court on Thursday dismissed a case against nine Australians arrested for stripping down to their swim wear at last Sunday's Malaysian Formula One Grand Prix.
Photos and videos of the men drinking beer from their shoes while wearing swimming trunks printed with the Malaysian flag prompted an outcry on social media and in the Malaysian press, with one official deeming it an "indecent act".
The men had initially pleaded guilty to a public nuisance offence, but judge Harith Sham Mohamed Yasin of the Sepang Sessions Court dismissed the charge with a stern warning.
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