Security patrol shooting suspect arrested in Saudi

Members of Saudi security forces stand guard in the port city of Jazan. (File photo: Reuters)

A suspect believed to be involved in a shooting of a security patrol in the eastern Qatif governorate in Saudi Arabia has been arrested, the interior ministry said Monday in a statement on Monday.

The ministry did not disclose his identity but said he was also suspected to have set fire to a government buildings using Molotov cocktails.

The minister vowed that the security authorities would not stop rounding up militants and outlaws.

The news come after Saudi authorities arrested a man over a number of attacks on police.

Last Update: Wednesday, 20 May 2020 KSA 09:47 - GMT 06:47