SAUDI ARABIA. MAN BEHEADED AFTER BEATING HIS MOTHER TO DEATH
February 18, 2008: a Saudi man convicted of killing his mother after beating her to death was beheaded by the sword in the northern town of Hael, the Saudi Arabian interior ministry said.
Shalal bin Munawer al-Umari was found guilty of repeatedly beating his mother Dalilah bint Fadi al-Jaberi until she died, the ministry said in a statement carried by the official SPA news agency. (Sources: Agence France Presse, 18/02/2008)