Four executed for murder, drug possession

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RIYADH – Four people, including two Indians, a Palestinian and a Saudi, were executed in Saudi Arabia on Thursday.
Indian nationals Kumar Beshkar Nam and Liaqat Khan Rahman were found guilty of murdering Babul Hussein Jabbar, a Bangladeshi, and stealing money from the company where the victim worked, the Saudi Press Agency reported quoting an Interior Ministry statement.
Nam was convicted of stabbing the victim in the stomach and holding him while Khan slit his throat in an act of pre-meditated murder. The men then stole money kept in a chest at the victim's workplace.
The two convicted murderers were executed in Riyadh, SPA said.
Meanwhile, Saudi national Falhan Al-Sobei and Muhammad Jumaa Anbar, a Palestinian, were executed in Al-Qurayyat in the northern region of Al-Jouf after convicted of possessing a huge quantity of amphetamine pills, the ministry said in a separate statement. — SG/SPA

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