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Saudi prince executed for killing a citizen

Saudi prince executed for killing a citizen

A Saudi Arabian prince was executed for shooting dead a man during a brawl three years ago in the capital Riyadh, it has been reported.The Ministry of Interior of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has confirmed on Tuesday that a member of the royal family was executed for murder.According to a statement by the Ministry of Interior, Prince Turki bin Saud bin Turki bin Saud al-Kabeer was put to death in the capital Riyadh.The statement further added that the prince was found guilty three years ago by a Saudi court for murdering a young Saudi man following a group fight in al-Thumama region in the outskirts of Riyadh.According to the statement, the man who was killed by the prince has been identified as Adel bin Suleiman bin Abdul Karim Mohaimeed.“Authorities were able to arrest the above mentioned offender. After the investigations, they charged him of committing the crime and his indictment was sent to the General Court. He was charged with what was attributed to him and sentenced to death as retribution,” the Al-Arabiya newspaper cited the statement in a report.The Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court both agreed on the indictment, the report said, adding tht a Royal Decree was issued for the implementation of the court’s rule.The victim’s family refused offers of ‘blood money’ and demanded justice be carried out.The statement added that the Interior Ministry confirmed “King Salman’s keenness on enforcement of security, justice and God’s judgments.”It also warned “that legitimate punishment would be the fate of whoever tries to assault innocent people and shed their blood”.

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