Killers beware!

Whatever you do, don’t break the law in Saudi Arabia:

Saudi authorities on Thursday beheaded a Saudi man convicted of killing a fellow national, the Interior Ministry said.

Al-Humaidi Al-Ghamdi shot Aeydh Al-Ghamdi to death after a dispute, the statement carried by the official Saudi Press Agency said. It did not explain the nature of the dispute.

Both the initial killing and the subsequent execution took place in the southern region of Aseer, the ministry said.

Saudi Arabia follows a strict interpretation of Islam under which those convicted of murder, drug trafficking, rape and armed robbery are executed in public with a sword.

Wednesday’s executions brought to 95 the number of people beheaded in the kingdom this year. Saudi Arabia beheaded 38 people last year and 83 people in 2005.

I’m keeping my hands to myself at all times.

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