Saudi court jails 'Al Qaeda lady' for 15 years on terror charges

A Saudi court has jailed a woman known as "Al Qaeda lady" for 15 years for her role in planning and supporting terrorist acts

According to Gulf News her arrest will be followed by a 15 year ban on travelling after her release.

"A Saudi woman was sentenced to 15 years in jail starting on the date of her arrest, followed by 15 years of a ban on travelling after her release," astate media report said.

The list of charges over which the specialised criminal court convicted her included "sheltering people wanted for security related matters and inciting terror acts in the kingdom."

She was also condemned for "possessing two pistols" and "financing terrorism and terror acts through collecting over one million Riyals and sending the money to the Al Qaeda," the report said.

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