SAUDI ARABIA

Riyadh police arrest Saudi for assaulting security officer

March 23, 2023
The man was under the influence of drugs when he attacked the police officer.
The man was under the influence of drugs when he attacked the police officer.

Saudi Gazette report

RIYADH —
The Riyadh region police have arrested a Saudi citizen who assaulted a security man.

Police said the citizen assaulted the security officer who subdued him while threatening his family members with a knife.

It was found that the accused was under the influence of the drug methamphetamine (Shabu), police said, adding that the man was referred to the Public Prosecution.

Police said a person who documented the incident and published it on social media was also arrested as per cyber crime law.


March 23, 2023
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