The Ministry of Interior said on Tuesday in Saudi Arabia said the 37 people who were convicted in terrorism-related cases has been executed. The statement was released with intent to reaffirm that the country has zero tolerance for Terrorists.
The charges were upheld by the Court of Appeals and the Supreme Court before a royal decree was issued to carry out the death sentences.
All 37 persons executed were nationals of Saudi Arabia. They received the death penalty for charges including adopting extremist terrorist ideology, the formation of terrorist cells, attacking security offices using explosives and killing a number of security personnel.
The Official Saudi Press Agency said in statement that charges also included provoking sectarian treason and cooperation with hostile parties to harm the country’s interests.