Friday, 22 June 2018 06:20 GMT

Saudi- 11 more convicted jailed for terrorism

(MENAFN - Arab News) Eleven people have been sentenced to prison terms ranging between four and 18 years for their involvement in anti-government activities issuing religious rulings against the country's leaders luring people to fight in combat zones abroad training on weaponry and learning how to use explosives with the aim of launching suicide attacks.

The Court of Appeals in Riyadh upheld the verdicts which were issued by a special criminal court.

The sentences varied depending on the severity of the crime committed the Saudi Press Agency reported Thursday.

Convicts will be banned from traveling outside the Kingdom for a period equal to their prison terms following their release in addition to being liable to pay fines.

Charges also included forgery of travel documents and money-laundering the report said.

Saudi- 11 more convicted jailed for terrorism

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