Saudi Prince executed in accusation of murder.
Saudi royal family has executed one of their own for the initial time in 4 decades. The kingdom’s Interior Ministry publicized that the prince was punished to death subsequent to being found guilty of firing and taking life of a man in fight.
In Riyadh Turki bin Saud al-Kabir the Prince was executed for taking life of Adel al-Mahemid at some point in a fight, in accordance with an Interior Ministry report issued by the Press Agency of Saudi Arabia on Tuesday.
Proclaiming the execution, ministry stated it would hand out to assure the public that Riyadh is “eager to protect security and attain justice.”
Abdul Rahman al-Falaj, the uncle victim, also stated the sentence is a sign of the kingdom’s “fair justice system,” stated by Arab News.
Kabir seems to have been punished to death in November, in accordance with the Arab News, which stated that an unidentified prince had been given such a punishment at that time.
The killing supposedly occurs at a site on the border of Riyadh in 2012 December, the media stated.
Though the Interior Ministry didn’t make clear how Kabir was executed, the majority putting to death in the kingdom of Gulf are done by beheading by means of a sword in a public open area.
The execution symbolizes the initial time that a royal family part has been executed for killing since 1975, when Faisal bin Musaid the Prince was beheaded for murdering King Faisal.
Saudi Arabia goes after a firm legal code of Islam, in which murder, armed robbery, drug trafficking, apostasy and rape are all liable to be punished by death.
Kabir was the 134th individual to be executed in in the kingdom, in accordance with an AFP count of ministry reports. Despite worldwide apprehensions over its policies, Riyadh upholds that the death sentence is a restraint in opposition to committing crimes.