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Monday, 09 May 2016 - 12:23
Saudi National Gets 7 Years In Jail For Supporting ISIS
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A Saudi national has been sentenced to seven years in jail for supporting the terrorist Islamic State in Iraq and Syria and Al-Qaida group, foreign media reports.

The Criminal Court convicted him of posting tweets on his account supporting the two terrorist groups and providing news about their members.

The convict was also indicted of disseminating false information about inmates who were involved cases pertaining to the national security of Saudi Arabia.

The Bureau of Investigation and Public Prosecution also charged him with posting tweets that promote Al-Qaida, communicating through Skype and WhatsApp with fighters.

The court also convicted him of travelling to Syria, joining Daesh, meeting people who were detained in cases related to Saudi national security and possession of a firearm without license.

The court also banned him from travelling abroad for seven years, reported local Arabic daily Okaz.

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