SAUDI ARABIA: THREE DEATH SENTENCES STAYED
April 22, 2011: the government of Saudi Arabia has stayed death sentence of three persons belonging to Peshawar (Pakistan).
As per details, three persons Abdul Rehman, Basheer Hussain Afridi and Muhammad Yusuf belonging to Peshawar killed a Pakistani national Yaqoob Laghari on 21 April, 2010.
The provincial Assembly in recent session had demanded of Saudi government not to award death to the three Pakistanis.
The Saudi government has stayed the death sentence till the time of acquisition of reconciliation documents. (Sources: Onlinenews.com.pk, 22/04/2011)