Friend’s killer found guilty of second degree murder
The criminal court yesterday sentenced a citizen who killed his friend in a fight in the Qashaniya desert to three years and four months in jail. The court explained its verdict by considering the killing as second degree murder during a fight. Notably, the public prosecution will file an appeal and demand a stricter penalty.
MP Mohammed Al-Dallal announced that he has collected some of his colleagues’ signatures for a demand to hold a special session to discuss the government’s economic plan on Jan 10. He added that the plan needs to be explained.
Health Minister Dr Jamal Al-Harbi started touring public hospitals and polyclinics to inspect the quality of medical services provided there. Harbi stressed that the tour aims at probing citizens’ problems related to medical services, and the main goal in this period is to regain citizens’ trust in medical services. Harbi also noted that his motto is ‘Outstanding Healthcare’.