SAUDI SENTENCED TO DEATH FOR TARGETING SECURITY MEN, CIVILIANS IN QATIF
July 27, 2017:
The Supreme Judicial Council issued an initial death sentence in the case of a Saudi who has targeted security men and civilians in Qatif, east of the kingdom, through shooting them while performing their duties. (Sources: english.aawsat.com, 29/07/2017)
He also targeted a diplomatic vehicle through setting street fires, raided a school and shot one of the teachers for offending terrorists.
The convicted was also involved in intensive and random shooting at security patrols during a raid of one of the the wanted men in Qatif – in another raid, he also interfered while others were accompanying him and providing him with ammunition.
The Saudi man – along with others – monitored the movement of security patrols in Awamiya for the sake of targeting them. He communicated with his accomplices through one of the push to talk applications (Zello).
He got involved in various armed robberies of stores and stealing vehicles under the threat of a weapon.
The convicted was arrested in Qudaih, possessing an unlicensed weapon and carrying out processes of buying and selling weapons.
Given the crimes of the convicted, the court has issued a death sentence in his case and has decided to confiscate his weapon, ammunition and phone devices.