Saudi: Pakistani National Executed for Smuggling Drugs

A Pakistani national was executed in Saudi Arabia’s eastern region on Monday after he was found guilty of smuggling drugs into the kingdom, the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported.

The Ministry of Interior said in the statement that Zahed Al-Rahman Shafie Al-Rahman, a Pakistani national, was executed in the Eastern Region today for smuggling a quantity of heroin inside his intestines.

The Ministry said that the Court convicted the smuggler; Appeal and Supreme Courts endorsed the sentence, 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 the Islamic Sharia.

 

Source Credit: SPA

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