(MENAFN- Saudi Press Agency) The Ministry of Interior said in a statement issued today that two Yemeni smugglers Ahmed Mohammed Salem Mubarak and Abdulsalam Ali Ali Al-Jamali residing illegally in the Kingdom were executed in Jizan city of Jazan region today for attempting to smuggle a large quantity of hashish.
The Ministry said that the General Court convicted the smugglers; the sentence was endorsed by Appeal and Supreme Courts; and a royal order was issued to execute the sentence.
The Ministry of Interior affirms that the Government of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud is keen on combating narcotics due to their great harm to individuals and the society, warning anyone who tries to commit such actions that he will be punished according to Sharia.
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