(MENAFN - Saudi Press Agency)
Riyadh, Jumada I 15, 1439, February 01, 2018, SPA -- The Ministry of Interior said in a statement issued today that Mohammed Kamal Hamid Qul, a Pakistani national, was executed in Riyadh region for smuggling a quantity of narcotic heroin.
The Ministry said that the 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 high harm to individuals and the society, warning anyone who tries to commit such actions to be punished according to Sharia.
14:49 LOCAL TIME 11:49 GMT