The Saudi Interior Ministry executed on Monday a detainee for his ties to a number of fugitives wanted on terrorism charges.
Saudi national Makki bin Kazem Al Obeid was executed in al-Dammam city.
He was an accomplice to one of the detainees held in the shooting of a security forces member. Obeid was also found guilty of theft, the possession of weapons, damaging public property and trafficking captagon pills and cannabis.
After his arrest, Obeid was investigated, referred to the criminal court and found guilty of the charges against him that are punishable by the death penalty.
The Interior Ministry stressed that it was keen on the Kingdom’s security and that it will not hesitate in deterring anyone who deigns to undermine its stability, citizens and residents.