RIYADH: Two Saudi nationals and a Yemeni were executed on Saturday after they were found guilty of terrorism charges, Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported.
Mohammed bin Khodr bin Hashem Al-Awami was convicted of joining a “terrorist cell,” disrupting security, spreading chaos, targeting security forces and destroying public property, the interior ministry said in a statement.
Al-Awami also reportedly had a weapons and explosives store in his house, including Molotov cocktails and items to make explosives.
Hussein bin Ali Al-Abu Abdullah was found guilty of assisting terrorists, killing a member of the security forces and of funding terrorist operations with a motive to disrupt security in Saudi Arabia.
The Yemeni, Mohammed Abdelbaset Al-Mualmi was convicted of joining and spying for the Iranian-backed Houthi militia, and of illegally entering the Kingdom to carry out a terrorist operation.
According to the interior ministry, Al-Mualmi shared the coordinates of military positions in the Kingdom with the Houthis, adding that a target in Saudi Arabia was attacked as a result of his spying.
The Criminal Court sentenced all three men to death, and the verdict was approved by the Appeal Court and Supreme Court, the interior ministry said adding that a royal order was issued to implement the verdicts accordingly.the ministry added.