A Saudi court has sentenced members of a gang to a total of 64 years in jail for smuggling SR64.86 million and 19 kilograms of gold outside the Kingdom.
The court, which found the accused guilty of money laundering and bribery, also ordered the confiscation of the money amounting to SR1,020,690 seized from one of the convicts as well as vehicles used in the crime, the Public Prosecution said in a statement.
The convicted citizens have been ban from traveling outside the Kingdom for a period similar to the period of their imprisonment while convict foreigners will be deport after serving their prison terms. The concern authorities are working to recover money that had been smuggle out of the Kingdom.
The Public Prosecution said that the arrest of the organize gang made after getting information about their involvement in illegally collecting funds and transferring them outside the Kingdom.
The Public Prosecution stress that it will spare no effort in implementing the directives of the rulers and achieving their aspirations by strictly implementing the regulations against all those who are involve in committing such crimes.
Source- Saudi Gazzete News