Narcotics Smuggler Executed in Dhurma Governorate

الخميس 1436/6/13 هـ الموافق 2015/04/02 م واس
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Dhurma, Jumada II 13, 1436, Apr 2, 2015, SPA -- The Ministry of Interior said in a statement issued today that Syrian Smuggler Ghazwan Fawzi Al-Nasser was executed in Dhurma Governorate in Riyadh Region today for smuggling a large quantity of banned amphetamine pills 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 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.
19:16 LOCAL TIME 16:16 GMT