Ministry of Interior: Fugitive arrested in Qatif Province

September 3, 2012

Interior Ministry Spokesman Maj. Gen. Mansour Al-Turki reported today that authorities have arrested Hussain Hassan Al-Rabia, who is on the list of twenty-three suspects wanted for their involvement in various security offenses, including killing and injuring a number of innocent people and security personnel. In a statement, Maj. Gen. Al-Turki noted that Al-Rabia was captured on Sunday, 15/10/1433 H [September 2, 2012], while selling a large quantity of drugs in the town of Awwamiya in Qatif. He was arrested after being wounded in his feet as a result of an exchange of fire with authorities, which also injured a security official. Afterwards, Al-Rabia was taken to the hospital for treatment and referred to the relevant authorities to complete the necessary legal procedures, Maj. Gen. Al-Turki reported.