SAUDI ARABIA: 3 SAUDIS CONVICTED OF MURDERING INDIAN WORKERS EXECUTED IN QATIF
October 23, 2018:
Three Saudi nationals were executed on 22 October 2018 for robbing and killing five Indian nationals in the Eastern Province city of Qatif, the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported quoting an Interior Ministry statement. (Sources: saudigazette.com.sa, 22/10/2018)
Jassem Bin Jassim Bin Hassan Al-Mutawa was the prime accused in the killing of Fadvila Selim, Shajhan Abu Bakr, Akbar Hussein Bashir, Sheikh Daoud and Lasir Amir Asafa Tam. He was aided by two other Saudi nationals — Ammar Bin Yusri Bin Ali Al-Dahim and Murtada Bin Hashim Bin Mohammed Al-Musawi, SPA said.
The death sentence was carried out in Qatif governorate.
The case goes back to 2010 when the bodies of five Indian workers were buried in an isolated farm in Safwa near Qatif.