Four culprits executed for capital crimes, in the Eastern Region

Tuesday 1438/10/17 - 2017/07/11
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Jeddah, Shawwal 17, 1438, July 11, 2017, SPA -- Four culprits, operating in the Eastern Region of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, were executed today for committing a series of capital crimes, a statement issued by the Ministry of Interior said.
According to the statement, the culprits are Zaher Abdulraheem Hussein Al-Basri, Yousef Ali Abdullah Al-Mishaikhesh, Mahdi Mohammed Hasan Al-Sayegh and Amjad Naji Hasan Al Emaibed. They are all Saudi nationals, the Ministry's statement added.
Each of the executed has committed a series of capital crimes, ranging from staging violent demonstrations, attacking police personnel, patrols and stations, spreading anti-government leaflets, preventing security patrols of carrying out their duty, providing shelter to wanted hiding terrorists, training terrorists on using and manufacturing explosives, grenades and molotov, throwing explosives onto security patrols, joining terrorist groups, firing at security men and killing or injuring some of them, financing drug and weapons dealers, shouting anti-court chants, setting tires ablaze to destabilize public order and finally announcing disloyalty to the country's supreme monarch.
--SPA
22:17 LOCAL TIME 19:17 GMT