Yemeni court issues death sentences for bin Salman, bin Zayed

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 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.