Body of Sheikh Al-Jirani found after security raid

Body of Sheikh Al-Jirani found after security raid
Updated 20 December 2017

Body of Sheikh Al-Jirani found after security raid

Body of Sheikh Al-Jirani found after security raid

JEDDAH: Arab News sources have confirmed that the body of Judge Sheikh Mohammed Al-Jirani, who was kidnapped in December, 2016, was found during a security raid in the Qatif governorate on Tuesday.

The sources told Arab News that the body of Al-Jirani was discovered buried at a site in Al-Awwamia town raided by security forces, during which the terrorist Salman Al-Faraj was killed.

A member of the Special Forces, Khalid Al-Sameti, also died during the raid.

The State Security presidency and the Ministry of the Interior are expected to release a statement with further details.