Nine suspects arrested in crackdown on organizations hostile to Kingdom

Sunday 03rd Jun 2018

Nine suspects have been arrested by security forces after a surveillance investigation are now in custody after confessing to a number of severe charges including:

1. Communicated and cooperated with individuals and organizations hostile to the Kingdom;

2. Recruited persons in a sensitive government entity to obtain confidential information and official documents to harm the higher interests of the Kingdom;

3. Provided financial and moral support to hostile elements abroad.

The suspects are accused of undermining the security and safety of the country; the Public Prosecution will prosecute the suspects within due process while upholding their rights, provides access to their families and prepares appropriate places for their detention and provides them with the necessary health and social care, as stipulated in Article (26) of the Basic Law of Governance and Article (36/1) of the Code of Criminal Procedure, which ensures all guarantees and fundamental rights are provided to all accused in such cases.

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