Saudi- Jordanian Narcotics Smuggler Executed in Tabuk Region
(MENAFN- Saudi Press Agency)
Tabuk, Dhu-AlQa'dah 03, 1438, July 26, 2017, SPA -- The Ministry of Interior said in a statement issued today that Hamzah Mohammed Dawood Al-Khatib, a Jordanian national, was executed in Tabuk Region today for smuggling a quantity of amphetamine pills into the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
The Ministry said that the General Court convicted the smuggler; 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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