Riyadh: A Pakistani man has been beheaded following orders of Saudi Arabian authorities on founding him guilty in drug trafficking to the kingdom, KSA’s interior ministry said.
According to SPA state news agency, the ministry said in a statement that the man, Mohammad Zahir Khan was found guilty of attempting to smuggle an undisclosed amount of heroin that he had swallowed.
On November 6 and November 26, Saudi authorities beheaded two Pakistanis after they weres convicted of drug trafficking in the kingdom,
His beheading in the Kingdom brings to 73 the number of executions carried out in Saudi Arabia this year, according to the report.
In 2012, the kingdom carried out 76 executions, according to a tally based on official figures. Human Rights Watch put the number at 69.