Saudi Arabia executes prince from its own royal family
In an extremely rare move, Saudi Arabia has executed a member of its own royal family.
Prince Turki bin Saud bin Turki bin Saud al-Kabeer was executed after he shot another man dead, the Interior Ministry said.
Saudi coalition admits it was behind bombing of funeral hall that killed 140 The Ministry did not elaborate on how the death sentence was carried out, but it did say that it was carried out in Riyadh.
Saudi usually beheads the condemned in public.
A ministry statement to the state-run Saudi Press Agency warned ‘whoever dares to commit such a crime that the Shariah penalty is... read more