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Saudi Arabia: Five Pak convicts executed in public for murder-robbery

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 18 July 2018, 11:18 IST

Saudi Arabia executes Seven men, including five Pakistani nationals and two accused from Saudi for murder-robbery of a Pakistani warehouse guard in Jeddah. 
According to the Interior Ministry of Saudi, five men stabbed and beat the guard and stole his mobile phone as part of a robbery of the warehouse.

As if now the motive of the crime isn't clear but in Saudi Arabia, death sentence and public beheadings by the sword are done for such crimes.

In the year 2018, nearly 64 people have been executed so far. In the year 2017, 122 people were executed and 144 people were executed in 2016 respectively.

Recently, a Lebanese man was executed in the northern city of Tabuk convicted of drug smuggling. Another Saudi man was executed after being convicted of the murder.

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First published: 18 July 2018, 11:18 IST
 
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