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Friday Apr 02 2021
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Web Desk

Armed man shouting terrorist slogans at Holy Kaaba arrested by Saudi police

By
Web Desk
File photo of the Holy Kaaba
  • Police nab armed man from the first floor of Makkah's Grand Mosque for brandishing weapons and shouting terrorist slogans.
  • The suspect was arrested after Asr prayers on Thursday.
  • The man was heard shouting expressions supporting terrorist groups and organisations.


RIYADH: Saudi police on Tuesday nabbed an armed man from the first floor of Makkah's Grand Mosque (the Holy Kaaba) for brandishing weapons and shouting terrorist slogans.

According to a news report published in Arab News, the man was arrested shortly after Asr prayers from the first floor of the Holy Kaaba.

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The man was reportedly heard shouting expressions supporting terrorist groups and organisations.

Security forces arrested the accused and handed him over to Saudi police.