Saudi Arabia executes man who killed mother

March 14, 2012

Saudi Arabia on Wednesday executed a Saudi who killed his mother, also a Saudi national, the ministry of interior announced.

“Mad Allah Bin Saadoon Al Shimmari, a Saudi, killed his mother, Sahla Bint Muraimas Al Shimmari, a Saudi, by strangling her to death. He then used a knife to behead her,” the ministry said, quoted by Sabq news site.

The killer who confessed the crime was executed in Jubail in the Eastern Province, the ministry said.



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Born August 3, 1960 in Monastir, Tunisia
Media career:
  • ABC News (Tunisia)
  • Bahrain Tribune
  • Gulf News
  • Bahrain Television News
Teaching career:
  • Monastir (Tunisia)
  • University of Bahrain
  • MA  Mass Communications, University of Leicester
  • BA  in English & US literature and studies, University of Tunis

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