Pakistani Drug Trafficker Beheaded in Saudi Arabia

Published May 30th, 2000 - 02:00 GMT

A Pakistani man convicted of drug trafficking was beheaded in Saudi Arabia on Tuesday, said the Associated Press.  

Zainallah Khan was found guilty of smuggling an undisclosed quantity of heroin into the kingdom.  

His execution brings to 47 the number of people beheaded in Saudi Arabia this year. At least 99 people were executed in the kingdom last year, AP said - 

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