Lethal tweets: Saudi man promotes sale of weapons online

A police spokesperson said that they confiscated two guns and 50 bullets upon his arrest. (Al Arabiya.net)

Saudi field forces at the Riyadh police department this week arrested a 20-year-old man who was selling weapons on social networking sites.

A police spokesperson said that they confiscated two guns and 50 bullets upon his arrest.

Police found the man after monitoring social media sites and spotting an account on Twitter offering to sell arms. After investigating, they identified the account owner as a young Saudi man.

After ambushing the man, the field force arrested him and confiscated the weapons, before referring the case to the Saudi Bureau of Investigation and Prosecution.

A police spokesperson said that they confiscated two guns and 50 bullets upon his arrest. (Al Arabiya.net)

A police spokesperson said that they confiscated two guns and 50 bullets upon his arrest. (Al Arabiya.net)

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