saudi man dies

A Saudi man has died after setting himself on fire in protest at his treatment by local authorities,  BBC reported.

More than hundred people gathered outside the police department in the capital city of  Riyadh , angered at  Ali Jabiri Alhouraysi’s death.

Alhouraysi, who was a vegetable seller died Thursday morning in  Riyadh, after succumbing to injuries incurred after he poured gasoline on his body and lit himself  on fire.

Sources say that Alhouraysi, who was previously stripped of his Saudi citizenship, was unable to present his identification papers when searched by the police. His family is refusing to receive his body from the hospital.