Saudi executes three Iranian drug traffickers

A file photo showing Saudi police forces (File photo: AFP)

Saudi Arabia on Sunday executed three Iranians convicted of drug trafficking, the interior ministry said.

The three convicts had attempted to “smuggle a large amount of hashish by sea” into Saudi Arabia, the ministry said in a statement published on the official SPA news agency.

They were executed in the eastern port city of Dammam, it said.

Last Update: Wednesday, 20 May 2020 KSA 09:49 - GMT 06:49