SAUDI ARABIA BEHEADS INDIAN NATIONAL, OWN CITIZEN
April 23, 2015: Saudi Arabia beheaded two people for murder, one of whom was from India, the interior ministry said.
Sajada Ansari, a shepherd, was convicted of robbing his Saudi boss as he slept and beating him to death with a hammer, the ministry said in a statement carried by the official Saudi Press Agency.
The other convict, Saudi Mater al-Rowaeeli, was condemned for shooting dead his ex-wife and two of their children.
Both executions were carried out in the kingdom's north.
They bring to 65 the number of beheadings by the sword this year in Saudi Arabia, according to AFP tallies. (Source: Agence France-Presse, April 23, 2015)