SAUDI ARABIA: TWO PAKISTANIS EXECUTED FOR DRUG TRAFFICKING
September 1, 2015: two Pakistani citizens were beheaded in the last days in Saudi Arabia for drug trafficking, bringing to 129 the total number of executions this year, according to AFP tallies.Â
Zulfiqar Ali Mohammed was executed on August 27. He was caught while attempting to smuggle heroin found hidden in his stomach, the ministry said in a statement carried by SPA state news agency.
Mohammed Sharif was executed on August 30 in the Quwaiya district, near Riyadh.
He was arrested while attempting to smuggle heroin into the country hidden in his stomach, the ministry said in a statement. (Sources: pakistantoday.com.pk, 30/09/2015)