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Saudi Arabia Sentences Riyadh Concert Stabber to Death

A Saudi court sentenced a man to death on Sunday for stabbing members of a theater group in Riyadh last month.

“Today, the criminal court sentenced to death a man accused of stabbing three members of a performance troupe during a live performance in the capital Riyadh last November,” The state-run Saudi news channel said.

The channel reported that another man, who was being tried in the same incident, was sentenced to 12 and a half years in prison.

The attack took place in King Abdullah Park while performing a performance squad, and those who were stabbed were of Spanish nationality, while the attacker was a Yemeni resident.