SAUDI ARABIA EXECUTES TWO DRUG DEALERS INCLUDING PAKISTANI NATIONAL
March 23, 2017:
Saudi Arabia executed two convicted drug traffickers bringing the number of prisoners killed in the kingdom to 20 so far this year. (Sources: AFP; March 23, 2017)
The state-run SPA news agency named the two men as Saudi Arabian national Nasser Harshan and Pakistani national Namtallah Khasta Qul.
Both were put to death on March 23 after being convicted of drug trafficking in the kingdom.
SPA said Harshan was a repeat offender found guilty of dealing hashish. Qul was found guilty of dealing heroin.