Execution of the death sentence for a convict of weapons smuggling and targeting security men in Saudi Arabia
Yesterday (Monday), the Saudi Ministry of Interior announced the execution of the death sentence as a “punishment” against one of the perpetrators in the city of Dammam in the Eastern Province, in the case of arms smuggling to and from Saudi Arabia, participation in a terrorist cell, and targeting security men.
The Saudi Interior Ministry announced that Adnan al-Sharfa (a Saudi national) had smuggled weapons to and from the Kingdom, and participated in a terrorist cell aimed at destabilizing security in the country, targeting security men by shooting them with the intent to kill them, and at the headquarters of the security authorities and inciting chaos and riots. . The security authorities were able to arrest the aforementioned perpetrator, and the investigation with him resulted in accusing him of committing these crimes, and what was attributed to him was proven, and the ruling was issued against him after the completion of the various litigation procedures and the confirmation of the ruling by the Specialized Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court.
The Ministry of the Interior confirmed that the many and forbidden crimes committed by the perpetrator were issued by him with a “meeting and planning.”
The story goes back to security incidents in eastern Saudi Arabia, after the targeting of civilians and security men increased during the performance of their field duties. As a result, the Saudi Ministry of Interior announced successive lists of wanted persons. Evidence and evidence indicated their participation in rioting, robbery of shops, destruction of public and private property, possession of weapons, targeting Security men.
During that period, inspection campaigns on suspicious sites and unknown shooting areas often resulted in the security services finding military equipment, including radios, forged documents, and sums of money, including Iranian coins, and large quantities of live ammunition, in security raids carried out by them. Authorities are in different locations.
In various pockets of the Arab Gulf states, repeated attempts were most likely from the Iranian side to smuggle huge quantities of weapons on their way to the Gulf states, in the midst of the stormy events that the region experienced in the preceding period after 2011; For the purpose of preparing extremist groups subject to a foreign agenda to spread chaos in their countries.
The Saudi security forces took a strict approach and did not tolerate the criminal behavior of that period. They were avoiding civilians from extremists’ fires, and they adopted a project to address the urban gaps through which extremist cells were holed up between abandoned and dilapidated slums to carry out systematic and organized targeting operations against civilians and the Saudi security forces. .