SAUDI ARABIA: THREE PEOPLE EXECUTED FOR HEROIN SMUGGLING
April 9, 2017:
Saudi Arabia executed three Pakistani nationals convicted of smuggling heroin, bringing the number of executions in the kingdom to 26 this year. (Sources: alaraby.co.uk, 10/04/2017)
The state-run SPA news agency said the three had been found guilty of "smuggling quantities of heroin in their stomachs".
It named the three men as Mohammed Ashraf Shafi Mohammed, Mohammed Aref Mohammed Anayt and Mohammed Afdal Asghar Ali.