Two more Iranians held on terror charges in Saudi Arabia

The case file of one of the Iranian suspects is currently being investigated by the Bureau of Investigation and Public Prosecution. (Reuters)

Saudi security forces recently apprehended two Iranians accused of terrorism and crimes against the State, local daily Al-Watan reported on Wednesday, quoting informed security sources.

With the two new suspects, the number of Iranians being held has risen to six. One was already tried but has appealed the verdict.

The case file of one of the Iranian suspects is currently being investigated by the Bureau of Investigation and Public Prosecution (BIP) while the other four are still under interrogation.

Since the beginning of the year, the security forces arrested 30 Syrians raising the number of Syrian terror suspects in intelligence prisons to 214.

As many as 15 Yemenis were recently arrested, raising the number of suspected Yemenis in Saudi prisons to 352.

Ten Pakistanis accused of terrorism were also arrested, raising the number of Pakistani detainees to 62.
 

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Last Update: Wednesday, 20 May 2020 KSA 09:48 - GMT 06:48
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