Four ex­e­cuted over mur­der of tribe mem­bers

The Myanmar Times - - World -

Saudi au­thor­i­ties ex­e­cuted four cit­i­zens con­victed of killing six mem­bers of their tribe, the in­te­rior min­istry said. The killings took place due to a land dis­pute among mem­bers of the Quthami tribe. The four, in­clud­ing three broth­ers, were ex­e­cuted on July 24, bring­ing to 105 the num­ber of death sen­tences car­ried out in the king­dom this year. The king­dom im­poses the death penalty for of­fences, in­clud­ing mur­der, drug traf­fick­ing, armed rob­bery, rape and apos­tasy.

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