Saudi Arabia Executes Royal Family Member

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Saudi Arabia executes one of its own royals
Prince al-Kabir of the House of Saud has been executed after being found guilty of murdering a man in 2012. The punishment is an extremely rare case of a royal being sentenced to death.

Saudi Arabia executed a member of the royal family for murder after he was convicted of fatally shooting a Saudi man during a brawl. Prince Turki bin Saud al-Kabir was put to death in the capital city of Riyadh on Tuesday.

According to local reports, Prince al-Kabir was found guilty three years ago by a Saudi court for killing Adel al-Mahemid.

Another person was injured in an exchange of gunfire following the group fight in al-Thumama region in the outskirts of Riyadh.