RIYADH – Saudi Arabian Authorities has executed eighth Pakistani over the allegations of drug trafficking within last 41 days, PakistanTribe learnt from international agencies reports.
According to the details, the Pakistani who was beheaded on Tuesday became the eighth national to be executed in Saudi Arabia for drug trafficking since mid-October.
Seyfour al-Rahman Golajan is the latest of 73 people, foreigners and Saudis, to be executed in the kingdom this year, according to an AFP tally.
He “was caught trying to smuggle a large quantity of heroin hidden in his gut into the kingdom”, an interior ministry statement carried by the official Saudi Press Agency said. Golajan was executed in the Eastern Province city of Dammam.
The ministry says the government is battling narcotics “because of their great harm to individuals and society”.