Pakistani beheaded for heroin trafficking in Saudi Arabia

January 31st, 2012 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS  

Salman Khan Riyadh, Jan 31 (IANS/AKI) A Pakistani man convicted of trafficking in heroin was beheaded Monday in eastern Saudi Arabia, according to the official Saudi Press Agency.

Salman Khan Taj Mohamma was executed in the city of Dammam, bringing to five the number of people put to death in Saudi Arabia since the beginning of the year.

Saudi Arabia, China, Iran, the US and Yemen are the countries that executive the highest numbers of people, according to human rights group Amnesty International.

–IANS/AKI
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