Saudi Arabian columnist bags five years jail term for insulting royal court

Saudi Arabian columnist bags five years jail term for insulting royal court

Saudi Arabian columnist bags five years jail term for insulting royal court By Newsdesk with agency report A Saudi Arabian criminal court has sentenced a prominent columnist to five years in prison on charges of allegedly insulting the royal court. The ruling was issued against Saleh al-Shehi on Thursday, just as the court also ruled that the writer was banned from traveling abroad for five years after completion of his prison term. Al-Shehi, with nearly 1.2 million followers on Twitter, was detained after he accused the Royal Court of Saudi…

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