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Saudi Arabia carries out 90th execution of ’16

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RIYADH, May 4, (AFP): Saudi Arabia executed a citizen convicted of murder on Wednesday taking to 90 the number of people the ultra-conservative Muslim kingdom has put to death this year.

Mufreh al-Harissi was found guilty of stabbing to death a fellow Saudi during a dispute, the interior ministry said in a statement published by the official SPA news agency.

The sentence was carried out in the southwestern Jazan region. Most people put to death in Saudi Arabia are beheaded with a sword.

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