Saudi- 3 Narcotics Smugglers Executed in Asir region

(MENAFN- Saudi Press Agency)
Abha, Dhu-AlHijjah 23, 1438, September 14, 2017, SPA -- The Ministry of Interior said in a statement issued today that three Yemeni Smugglers Ibrahim Ali Saeed Abbas, Muhammad Ali Yahya Salem and Ali Mohammed Abdullah Hassan were executed in Asir region today for smuggling a large quantity of narcotic cannabis into the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
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 to be punished according to Sharia.
10:52 LOCAL TIME 07:52 GMT


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