Riyadh: A Saudi national was sentenced to twelve years in prison for his affiliation with the Al-Qaeda terrorist group. He has also been banned from travelling abroad for the same period after serving his jail term.
The convict was found guilty of working with the Al-Eslah and Al-Tajdid Islamic channels which are known to incite rioting.
The Criminal Court indicted the convicted of having links with ISIS and helping people travel to the war zones in Syria to join the terrorist organization.
The Bureau of Investigation and Public Prosecution charged him with attempting to obtain a passport to travel to the conflict zone in Syria, and posting anti-regime tweets.