SAUDI ARABIA: TWO MEN EXECUTED FOR MURDER
October 27, 2011: Saudi Arabia beheaded two men convicted of murder, one who ran over his victims and the other who deliberately hit his victim's car, the interior ministry announced. Mohammed al-Harbi, a Saudi national, was convicted of "intentionally running over" and killing a Saudi coupleāRabih al-Asiri and his wife Nasila Asiri, the Saudi interior ministry said in a statement carried by state news agency SPA.
He was beheaded in the kingdom's western province of Qunfudah.
In a separate statement, the ministry said that another man, Abdullah al-Jahdali, was also beheaded in another western province, Al-Laith, after he was found guilty of intentionally hitting Fahd al-Jahdali's car and killing him.
The executions bring to 67 the number of those beheaded this year in the ultra-conservative Muslim kingdom. (Sources: Afp, 27/10/2011)