Riyadh Al-Muhaidib, the Head of the Court in the Saudi city of Jubail, told Al-Watan.
Al-Muhaidib went on to say that Saudi Arabian King Abdullah could pardon the girl, in which case the punishment would not be carried out, Al-Watan reported.
Their Bluetooth-enabled mobile phones rested on the table next to the remnants of a dinner of club sandwiches and fries.
“I’ve been using Bluetooth since it came out last year.
Human rights group Amnesty International has urged Saudi Arabian authorities not to carry out the sentence, and Saudi Arabia's National Society for Human Rights called for the punishment to be reconsidered, according to statements from both groups.
Al-Watan, which first reported the sentence, said the girl struck the headmistress on the head with a glass after a confrontation over the confiscation of the girl's camera-equipped cell phone. Saleh Al-Khaslan, a spokesman for the Saudi Arabian rights group, told CNN the penalty was too severe.
This requires nothing but a working internet connection and a laptop.
The newspaper's story Sunday quoted a school official as saying the girl is not 13, but about 20 years old.
Both Amnesty International and the Saudi Arabian watchdog group have said the girl is 13.
Unrelated men and women caught talking to each other, driving in the same car or sharing a meal risk being detained by the religious police. Users activate the Bluetooth function in their phone and then press the search button to see who else has the feature on within a 30-foot range.
They get a list of ID names of anyone in the area — names, mostly in Arabic, often chosen to allure: poster boy, sensitive girl, lion heart, kidnapper of hearts, little princess, prisoner of tears.