SAUDI ARABIA. NIGERIAN WOMAN AND PAKISTANI BEHEADED
January 29, 2008: a Nigerian woman and a Pakistani man were executed in the Muslim holy city of Mecca for drug trafficking, the Saudi Arabian Interior Ministry said. Ghulam Nawaz was beheaded by the sword after being found guilty of drug smuggling according to a ministry statement carried by the official SPA news agency.
In a separate statement, the ministry said Tawa Ibrahim, a Nigerian woman, was beheaded for cocaine trafficking. (Sources: Agence France Presse, 29/01/2008)