Death sentence carried out in Riyadh against a prince, Interior Ministry statement says

Tuesday 1438/1/17 - 2016/10/18
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Riyadh, Muharram 17, 1438, Oct 18, 2016, SPA -- Prince Turki bin Saud bin Turki bin Saud Al-Kabeer, Saudi national, was killed in Riyadh today after pleading guilty of firing to death Adel bin Sulaiman bin Abdulkareem Al-Mihaimeed, a Saudi national, following a group quarrel, a statement by the Ministry of Interior said.
The statement said that the security forces were successful to apprehend the above-mentioned culprit as investigation into the case resulted in accusing him of committing the crime and referring him to the General Court which ruled that the accusation proved to be correct and sentenced him to death in retribution. The verdict was supported by the Court of Appeal and later endorsed by the Supreme Court. A royal order was then issued to execute the courts' ruling.
Accordingly, Prince Turki bin Saud bin Turki bin Saud Al-Kabeer, a Saudi national, was killed in retaliation today 17/01/1438 H. in the city of Riyadh, Riyadh Region.
Announcing the news, the Ministry of Interior, confirms to everybody that the government of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques is keen to keep order, stabilize security and bring about justice through implementing the rules prescribed by Allah Almighty on whoever violates the sanctity of civilians and commits bloodshed and, at the same time, warns whoever dares to commit such a crime that the Sharia penalty is awaiting.
20:04 LOCAL TIME 17:04 GMT