4 Smugglers Executed in Najran

Najran, Shawwal 22, 1435, August 18, 2014, SPA -- The Ministry of Interior said in a statement issued today that four Saudi Smugglers including Hadi bin Saleh Abdullah Al-Mutlaq, Mufreh bin Jaber Zaid Al-Yami, Ali bin Jaber Zaid Al-Yami, and Awadh bin Saleh Abdullah Al-Mutlaq were executed in Najran city today because they tried to smuggle a large quantity of hashish into the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
The Ministry said that the General Court convicted the smugglers; the sentence was endorsed by Appeal Court and Supreme Court; 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 Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud is keen on combating narcotics due to their great harm to individuals and the society, and it warns anyone who tries to commit such actions that he will be punished according to Sharia.
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