By Majed al-Hazaa, Al Arabiya
Sunday, 21 February 2016
The Specialized Criminal Court of Riyadh on Sunday presented a list of accusations prepared by the Bureau of Investigation and Public Prosecution (BIP) against 32 people accused of spying for Iranian Intelligence.
The accused were Saudis from al-Qatif Region in Eastern Saudi Arabia along with two others, an Iranian and an Afghan.
The prosecution has already completed the list of charges against the accused.
The list includes the following:
1- Establishing a spying unit in collaboration with members of the Iranian intelligence and providing very important and dangerous information related to the military field.
2- Divulging secrets regarding defense strategies and seeking to commit sabotage acts against economic interests and vital, economic facilities in the country as well as disturbing the peace and public tranquility, dismantling the unity of the community, creating chaos and inciting for sectarian strife.
3- Meeting - some of them - with Ali Khamenei, the Supreme Leader of Iran, in collaboration with members of the Iranian Intelligence and supporting demonstrations and riots that took place in al-Qatif.
4- Working on the recruitment of people that work in State apparatus for the purpose of espionage and spying for the benefit of the Iranian intelligence, preparing them and sending them many encrypted reports using an encryption software to the Iranian Intelligence through emails.
5- Carrying out hostile acts against Saudi Arabia and committing high treason against their country and their King.
6- Owning banned books, publications and automated computer devices which might be prejudicial to public order and the security of Saudi Arabia.