(MENAFN - Arab News) An unidentified gunman opened fire on a teacher at the osama bin zaid secondary school in bisha on monday while the teacher was standing outside the school a source said.
neither the teacher nor students were injured in the incident he said.
according to a report published by electronic newspaper sabq.org this is the second time the gunman has opened fire at the teacher.
'the gunman came to school in a car and opened fire at the teacher when he was with students in assembly on sunday" the report said.
the school informed police about the incident on sunday but they failed to take action the report said.
police inaction is what encouraged the gunman to come to the school again with another person to attack the teacher they said.
in another development ramadan al-qahtani a teacher in asir was shocked to find his car burned and the documents inside stolen. he had parked the car along the airport road when he traveled by plane to riyadh last thursday.
'i was surprised to receive a call from sultan city police who informed me that the car had been gutted and the documents that were kept inside including real estate deeds had been stolen" he said.
other belongings inside the car include a laptop sr6000 in cash and the keys of a government department. al-qahtani has urged police to find the perpetrator as soon as possible.
also on monday police arrested a two-member armed gang for breaking into al-shifa pharmacy in wadi al-dawasser and running away with cash after threatening pharmacy staff at gunpoint. police were able to identify the criminals with the support of the pharmacy's camera.
meanwhile a patrol police in wadi al-dawasser arrested a drug trafficker on monday morning after receiving information about his illegal activity.
police cordoned off the area when the man was spotted on an agricultural road a security source said.
the man was inside a jeep and police seized a gun 31 pistols 560 amphetamine tablets and two packets of hashish from the vehicle.
security officers have handed over the man to wadi al-dawasser police station for punitive action.