Yemeni man beheaded in Saudi Arabia

March 28, 2013 at 10:42 AM

JAZAN, Saudi Arabia, March 28 (UPI) -- A Yemeni man was beheaded in Saudi Arabia after being convicted of killing a Pakistani man, officials said.

The execution took place Wednesday in the southern city of Jazan, Arab News reported.

"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 man was also convicted of carrying out a series of attacks and robberies.

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