04 January 2019 :
A Saudi national was executed in Madinah on 2 January 2019 for stabbing a man to death, the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported.
Ahmed bin Ali bin Samer al-Mutairi was found guilty of killing another Saudi national, Khalid bin Mohammed bin Fahad al-Mutairi, by stabbing him with a knife multiple times in different parts of his body after a quarrel between them.
Security authorities arrested the accused, and following an investigation, he was charged with the crime and brought before the criminal court.
The weapon he used was also produced in court as evidence and, after he was found guilty of the charges, he was sentenced to death, the report said.
The death sentence was upheld by the appeals court and the Supreme Court, and a royal order was issued to carry out the verdict.
Ahmed bin Ali bin Samer al-Mutairi was executed in the general prison in Madinah, SPA reported.