SAUDI EXECUTES LATEST, BRINGING TOTAL TO 39 THIS YEAR
May 12, 2013: Saudi Arabia hasÂ beheadedÂ a man after he was convicted of killing a relative in the kingdomâs north, the interior ministry said. Awad Rawili stabbed to death Jazaa Rawili, a relative, during an argument, said the statement carried by the official SPA news agency on Sunday, announcing the execution.
He was executed in the northern city of Araar.
His beheading brings to 39 the number of people executed in Saudi Arabia since the beginning of the year. (Sources: bikyanews.com, 12/05/2013)