Narcotic Smuggler Executed in Riyadh Region
Riyadh, The Ministry of Interior said in a statement issued today that Muhammad Jan Hamid Khan, a Pakistani national, was executed in Wadi Al-Dawaser Governorate in Riyadh region today for smuggling a large quantity of heroin.
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: Saudi Press Agency