Saudi kidnappers get 3,000 lashes each
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Two Asian kidnappers, found guilty of kidnap in Saudi Arabia, have been sentenced to five years in jail and 3,000 lashes each by the District Court in Riyadh.
The two Asians admitted kidnapping a man and demanding a ransom from his family after the victim’s relatives reported the incident to the police, according to the Saudi Gazette.
In a separate case in Qatif, a bank robber has been sentenced to 15 years in jail and 4,000 lashes for wounding a police officer in a shootout.