• Nigerian man killed in Saudi Arabia marks 95th execution carried out by kingdom in 2016

    Nigerian man killed in Saudi Arabia marks 95th execution carried out by kingdom in 2016

    A Nigerian man has been executed in Saudi Arabia for the murder of a police officer, marking the 95th execution carried out by the kingdom this year.

    Fahd Houssawi was executed in the city of Taif on Sunday, Saudi press agency SPA reported. He had been convicted of the murder of a security man named Abdul-Ghani Al-Thubaity. Houssawi had knocked the man to the floor and repeatedly hit his head on the ground, beating him to death, before wounding another security […]