Saudi Arabia arrests 18 for spying

Last Updated: Thursday, March 21, 2013 - 09:23

Riyadh: A total of 18 people -- 16 Saudis, an Iranian and one Lebanese -- have been arrested in Saudi Arabia on charges of spying for a foreign country.
The arrests followed coordinated and simultaneous security operations carried out in four regions -- Makkah, Madinah, Riyadh and the Eastern region-- across the kingdom, a spokesperson for Saudi interior ministry said.

IANS



First Published: Thursday, March 21, 2013 - 09:23

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