The security authorities arrested 49 Pakistani residents and put them under interrogation since July.
The total number of Pakistanis arrested for involvement in terror activities in Saudi Arabia has gone up to 69, reports Saudi Gazette.
A Pakistani woman, Fatima Ramadan Balochi Murad was arrested along with her Saudi husband from an apartment in Al Naseem district by security agencies after a tip-off.
Last July, a Pakistani terrorist named Abdullah Qalzar Khan blew himself up near Solaiman Fakeih Hospital in Jeddah.
The security authorities arrested 49 Pakistani residents and put them under interrogation since the bombing in July, the report adds.
Interior Ministry of Saudi Arabia also foiled two terror plots in Jeddah last October. It foiled one plan targeting police officers and another one to detonate a car loaded with explosives near the Al Jawhara Football Stadium in Jeddah. It involved two Pakistanis - Solaiman Arab Deen and Farman Naqshaband Khan.
A recent statement issued by the Interior Ministry through its Tawasul (communications) portal said that 5,085 terror suspects from 40 countries are in detention in five intelligence prisons in the Kingdom.
The statement said that there are 4,254 Saudis detained in intelligence prisons constituting the largest number of suspects. The Saudis are followed by 282 Yemenis and 218 Syrians. There are three suspects from the US and one each from France, Belgium and Canada.
Source: Khaleej Times