Saudis behead drug smuggler, murder convict

May 1, 2007 15:11

Saudi authorities on Tuesday beheaded two convicts: a Pakistani man convicted of drug smuggling, and a local man who fatally shot a countryman following an argument, the Interior Ministry said. The Pakistani, identified as Bakht Iqbal Musaferkhan, was convicted of trying to smuggle heroin into the kingdom and was executed in the capital, Riyadh, the official Saudi Press Agency reported, citing an Interior Ministry statement. The Saudi man, Abdullah bin Salih al-Harbi, was convicted of shooting dead Moutaq bin Atiq al-Hureibi following a quarrel. He was executed in the holy city of Medina, the statement said.

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