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5 Foreigners Executed In Saudi Arabia For Murder, Armed Robbery

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The Interior Ministry of Saudi Arabia has announced that the country’s authorities on Monday, May 4, 2015 decapitated five foreigners who were convicted of murdering an Indian guard during an armed robbery attack where they also looted the safe in the shop where he worked.

The convicts identified as Khaled Fetini and Ibrahim Nasser from Yemen, Hassan Omar from Chad as well as Eritrean Salem Idriss and Abdel Wahhab Abdel Maeen from Sudan were beheaded in the Red Sea city of Jeddah, according to reports.

It said the executions brought the total number of persons put to death in Saudi Arabia since the beginning of the year to 71 compared to 83 in 2014.

Saudi Arabia, which implements a strict interpretation of Islamic Law, imposes the death penalty for offences, including murder, armed robbery, drug trafficking, rape and sorcery.

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