The Specialized Criminal Court in Hodeidah province has sentenced Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed to death in connection with the assassination of the former head of Yemen’s Supreme Political Council, , Saleh Ali Al-Sammad
The court, headed by the head of the court Judge Amin Zabara, has convicted 16 defendants in the case with the crimes of murder and intelligence and sentenced them to death.
The court has convicted 16 defendants in the case with the crimes of murder and intelligence and sentenced them to death, including bin Zayed, Bin Salman.
The list of the convicts also includes exiled President Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi, and his vice Ali Mohsen Saleh Al-Ahmar and former prime minister Ahmed Obeid bin Daghr.
The judgment of the Court contains postponing the adjudication of the criminal case against the rest of the foreign defendants mentioned in the indictment and returning the file to the prosecution office to complete the investigation procedures and collect evidence in other incidents related to the accused within the jurisdiction of the court.
Al-Sammad was killed in Saudi Arabia’s airstrike in the western province of Hodeidah on April 23, 2018. He had been elected President in the capital city Sanaa by the Supreme Political Council in late 2016.
According to a report by al-Arabiya back then, a Saudi-owned pan-Arab television news channel, the Saudi-led military coalition had offered a 20-million-dollar prize for any information that could help uncover the location of al-Sammad’s domicile.
The convicts are:
Mohammed bin Salman Al Saud
Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan
Abd Rabbuh Mansour Hadi
Ali Mohsen Saleh Al-Ahmar
Ahmed Obaid bin Dagher
Mohammad Ali Al-Maqdashi
Tariq Mohammed Abdullah Saleh
Ali Ali Ibrahim Al-Qouzi
Abdulmalik Ahmed Mohammad Hamid
Mohammed Khaled Ali Heig
Mohammad Ibrahim Ali Al-Qouzi
Mohammad Yahya Mohammad Noah
Ibrahim Mohammed Abdullah Aqil
Mohammad Mohammad Ali Al-Mashkhari
Abdulaziz Ali Mohammad Al-Aswad
Moaz Abdulrahman Abdullah Abbas.