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Murderer executed

Saudi Arabia yesterday beheaded a Yemeni man and put his body on display after he was convicted of murdering a Pakistani national, the Interior Ministry announced.
"The Yemeni citizen Mohammed Rashad Khairi Hussein killed a Pakistani, Pashteh Sayed Khan, after he sodomized him," said the statement quoted by the Saudi Press Agency.
The Yemeni was also convicted of carrying out a series of attacks and robberies.
The execution took place in the southern city of Jazan.
The beheading brings to 28 the number of people executed in the kingdom so far this year.

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