SAUDI ARABIA. 3 EXECUTED FOR DRUGS, ROBBERY AND MURDER
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January 31, 2007: Saudi Arabia executed two Saudis and a Pakistani man for drug smuggling, armed robbery and murder, local media reported.
A statement on state news agency SPA said Pakistani Khan Zadeh Abdul Qayyoum was put to death in Riyadh after being found guilty of trying to conceal heroin in his stomach.
Saudi nationals Salama Al Khelwi and Samir Al Mutairi were put to death in Madinah for a series of bank and highway robberies, according to a separate statement carried by SPA.
Al Khelwi was also found guilty of murdering an Egyptian resident.