Saudi: Convicts involved in ATM heist sentenced to 64 years in prison

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The Criminal Court in Riyadh sentenced on Saturday six culprits, who were involved in the robbery of automated teller machine (ATM), to a total of 64 years of imprisonment.

The defendants included one Saudi citizen and five Arab nationals while five others are absconding. The convicted Arab nationals will be deported after serving their jail term and will not be allowed to return to the Kingdom.

The court found the culprits guilty of robbery and money laundering. The court confiscated money amounting to SR700,000 seized from their possession.

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The court also ruled the convicts to return the value of the money stolen from the ATM, which is estimated to SR1.4 million, in addition to the confiscation of vehicles used in the crime.

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