Saudi Arabia snapped diplomatic relations with Iran following the 2016 attacks by demonstrators on its missions in Iran [Ahmet Bolat/Anadolu]
A Saudi criminal court has sentenced one citizen to death and seven others to prison on charges of treason and spying for Iran, state television reported.
The Saudi national sentenced to death was accused of “betraying his country and offering intelligence to Iran”, Al-Ekhbariya television said on Twitter on Tuesday.
Seven others were sentenced to a total jail term of 58 years for having “associated and cooperated with people working in the embassy of Iran”, it added.
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