SAUDI ARABIA: YEMENI MAN BEHEADED OVER SHOOTING
April 21, 2009: Saudi Arabian authorities beheaded a Yemeni man convicted of fatally shooting a young Saudi boy after attempting to molest him.
The Interior Ministry said Abbas bin Ali bin Abdullah was executed in the southwestern port city of Jazan. According to the ministry, Abdullah shot the boy, whose name was not released, after he resisted him and tried to flee. (Sources: Associated Press, 21/04/2009)