Saudi Arabia hangs one its own Prince

Saudi Arabia hangs one its own Prince

RIYADH (APP) Saudi Arabia on Tuesday took a rare historic decision by hanging one of it's prince charged for murder.

Saudi Arabia on Tuesday executed a member of the royal family for murder, in a rare case involving one of the thousands of members of the House of Saud.

Prince Turki bin Saud al-Kabir was put to death in the capital Riyadh for shooting dead Adel al-Mahemid, a Saudi, during a brawl, the interior ministry said in a statement.

The gesture showed the independence of the Saudi judicial system in place.