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17 April 2024

277 Satanists arrested in Saudi

By Staff

Saudi Arabia’s religious police arrested 277 Satanists during a ritual party in a hotel in the conservative Gulf Kingdom, a newspaper reported on Thursday.

Members of the feared Commission for the Promotion of Virtue and Prevention of Vice raided the hotel in Riyadh and rounded up the participants in the rituals, mostly Saudi men, Sharq Arabic language daily said.

It said the night raid was ordered by Riyadh’s deputy prince Sattam bin Abdul Aziz but gave no other details.