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Saudi prince given lashes in prison as punishment

Two weeks after a member of the royal family was executed for murder in rare punishment, another member of the royal family- an unnamed prince was lashed along with other convicts in a prison in the Red Sea city of Jeddah.
Saudi authorities sentenced the unnamed prince to flogging and jail without specifying the charges and it was unclear how many lashes he received.
The Lashings come two weeks after Prince Turki bin Saud al-Kabir was executed for murder as royals suffer rare punishment.
He was condemned to death for shooting dead Adel al-Mahemid, a Saudi, during a brawl.
Saudi Arabia is one of the world’s most frequent executioners and has a strict Islamic legal code under which murder, drug trafficking, armed robbery, rape and apostasy are all punishable by death.



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