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Saudi religious police members acquitted in fatal car chase case

The two brothers, 22 and 24, died after their car fell from a bridge while the Haia members were chasing them.

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Six members of Saudi Arabia's Commission for the Promotion of Virtue and the Prevention of Vice (Haia), involved in a car chase that killed two brothers on National Day have been acquitted of several charges, including lying, forgery and giving misleading information.

A brother of the two victims, said they were told that they could not as a family challenge the acquittal because the above charges fall under public rights.

The two brothers, 22 and 24, died after their car fell from a bridge while the Haia members were chasing them.

This article was first published in the Saudi Gazette on June 10, 2014.