SAUDI MINOR BEHEADED FOR KILLING COMPATRIOT
January 15 2009 – Saudi Arabian minor convicted of murder was beheaded by the sword in the south-western border town of Abha.
Moshabab bin Ali al-Ahmari used a machine gun to kill compatriot Said bin Abdulrahman al-Ahmari because of a dispute between them, the ministry said in a statement carried by SPA state news agency.
The statement did not explain the nature of the dispute. Al-Ahmari was a minor when he was sentenced. The statement said his execution was delayed until he came of age. It is not clear when he was sentenced.
Sources: Agence France Presse, Kansascity.com, 15/01/2009
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