Saudi- Pakistani Narcotics Smuggler Executed in Madinah

(MENAFN- Saudi Press Agency)
Madinah, Safar 18, 1439, November 07, 2017, SPA --The Ministry of Interior said in a statement issued today that Shafaqat Ali Liaqat, a Pakistani national, was executed in Madinah Region today for smuggling a quantity of heroin 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 to be punished according to Sharia.
12:35 LOCAL TIME 09:35 GMT


Saudi Press Agency

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