SAUDI ARABIA. MAN BEHEADED FOR MURDER, SORCERY
March 21, 2005: Saudi national Zayed bin Ali bin Saleh al-Thabiti al-Maliki was executed for murdering a compatriot and having illicit sex with women, the Saudi Interior Ministry said. Al-Maliki was executed in Taif, a city in the Western part of the country.
He had been convicted of murdering and robbing Majri bin Mubarak bin
Dakhil al-Aklabi and deceiving women through acts of sorcery to make them
have sex with him. (Sources: AP, 21/03/2005)