Narcotics Smuggler Executed in Tabuk

الجمعة 1436/7/5 هـ الموافق 2015/04/24 م واس
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Tabuk, Rajab 05, 1436, April 24, 2015, SPA -- The Ministry of Interior said in a statement that Jordanian Smuggler Mohammed Abdulqader Ahmad Abu Samak was executed in Tabuk Region today for smuggling a large quantity of 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 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 that he will be punished according to Sharia.
--SPA
12:20 LOCAL TIME 09:20 GMT