SAUDI ARABIA: SAUDI WOMAN EXECUTED FOR KILLING HUSBAND
November 18, 2016: The Ministry of Interior executed Saudi national Munira bint Zuweid Al-Hadhli for killing her husband, in the city of Mecca.
The woman was charged and convicted of setting fire to her sleeping husband.Â She confessed to locking the door of the room to prevent her husband from escaping the flames.Â
The Criminal Court sentenced her to death. The Saudi Court of Appeals and High Court both upheld the capital punishment. (Sources: GDN Online Desk, 18/11/2016)