SAUDI ARABIA EXECUTIONS TOLL HITS 40
May 14, 2013: A Saudi convicted of murder was beheaded today, the interior ministry announced, raising to 40 the number of people executed in the kingdom this year.
Maneh Al Daen was found guilty of stabbing to death a fellow tribesman, Nasher Al Daen, the ministry said in a statement carried by the official SPA news agency.
He was beheaded in the southwestern city of Najran.
His beheading brings to 40 the number of people executed in Saudi Arabia since the start of the year, according to an AFP tally. (Sources: Afp, 14/05/2013)