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‘Penis-shaped’ statues of leaping fish are torn down in Morocco after livid locals model them ‘pornographic’

‘Penis-shaped’ statues of leaping fish are torn down in Morocco after furious locals brand them ‘pornographic’


“PENIS-SHAPED” statues of leaping fish are being torn down in Morocco after livid locals mentioned they had been “pornographic”.

A statue of two fish leaping into the air on a roundabout in Mehdia, Morocco is being demolished.

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This statue of fish leaping in Morocco is being demolished[/caption]

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Locals complained concerning the fish being ‘pornographic’[/caption]

Work to convey down the statue started on Thursday after residents complained concerning the fish.

One mentioned the fish had been “pornographic”, whereas others mentioned the cash spent on the statue might’ve been used elsewhere.

One social media person posted: “Folks in Kenitra (province) and Mehdia instructed authorities they need reforms within the metropolis. And authorities convey them these statues.

One other mentioned: “Pornographic fish. Folks in Kenitra requested for reforms, authorities [gave them this].”

Mehdia is in Kenitra province, however not within the metropolis of Kenitra.

Some livid social media customers complained to Kenitra metropolis officers, who responded on Fb.


“In response to the various complaints from residents asking for the demolition of the sculpture representing two fish and positioned on one of many roundabouts within the city of Mehdia,” the Metropolis of Kenitra posted on Fb.

“We inform the general public opinion of Kenitra, that the city of Kenitra has no relation with this topic, and that the sculpture in query will not be positioned on its territory.”

The title of the sculptor of the fish is unknown.