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Pakistani honored by Sharjah Police for nabbing a thief!

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SHARJAH: A Pakistani national named Abdul Al Ahad Abdul Qayum, who had caught hold of a thief who snatched a gold chain from a lady’s neck, was congratulated by Col. Khalifa Kalender of Sharjah Police.

Honoring him for his bravery Col. Khalifa Kalender lauded his effort for checking crime and protecting women.  

Abdul Al Ahad Abdul Qayum overpowered the thief and grabbed him till the time police arrived.

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Gunman who opened fire outside royal palace in Jeddah identified as a Saudi

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JEDDAH: Gunman, who opened fire outside Al-Salam Palace* here yesterday (7th of October) has been identified as a 28-year-old Saudi national Mansour bin Hassan bin Ali bin Al Fahid al-Amri.

He drove up to the western gate of  in the morning and opened fire with a Kalashnikov killing two guards and injuring three others before being killed by royal guards.

According to details the shooter was carrying Kalashnikov rifles and three Molotov cocktails, but motive of the attack has not yet been revealed. 

It is pertinent to mention here that King Salman is presently on a state visit to Russia.

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*Al-Salam Palace, where royal family conducts official business during summer is located next to King Abdulaziz Road and Andalus Road on the water front.

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Saudi Arabia decapitates three Pakistani drug traffickers

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RIYADH: Three Pakistanis (Mohammed Ashraf Shafi Mohammed, Mohammed Aref Mohammed Anayt and Mohammed Afdal Asghar Ali),  who were convicted of smuggling heroin to the Kingdom in their stomachs, have been executed here today.

With these executions the number of beheading by Saudi Kingdom has mounted to 26 so far this year.

According to Amnesty International, last year the Kingdom decapitated 153. The number of people executed in 2015 was 158. 

Those convicted of murder, drug trafficking, armed robbery, rape and abandonment or renunciation of religion (apostasy) here are put to death. 

 

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