Zaid Hamid not convicted in Saudi Arabia, to be released soon
According to information posted on Hamid’s facebook official page he is currently in process to get released. The post however confirmed the defense analyst was currently under detention in the kingdom.
It also carried no information about the reason behind his arrest in Saudi Arabia.
Pakistani foreign office had previously announced that it was making efforts to get counselor access to Hamid.
Earlier media reports confirmed that Zaid Hamid was arrested by Saudi authorities for the charges of hate speech against royal government. The reports further said that he has been sentenced to 8 years in prison and around one thousand lashes by a local Saudi judge.
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