SAUDI ARABIA. THREE BURMESE IMMIGRANTS BEHEADED
January 23, 2008: Saudi Arabian authorities beheaded three Burmese immigrants convicted of armed robbery, the Interior Ministry said.Â
Abderrahman Ibrahim, Abu al-Taieb al-Tahar and Hussein Hassan were convicted of breaking into a house and terrorizing the wife of its owner. According the ministry, two of the men gagged the woman and bound her hands and feet together, then threatened her with a knife and stole jewellery and money.
The third man, who was related to the woman, assisted their entry, it said.
The men were beheaded in Mecca, west of Riyadh. (Sources: PR-Inside.com, 23/01/2008; http://www.richard.clark32.btinternet.co.uk/contents.html)