Saudi Arabia carries out first beheading under new king in case that has stirred attention

January 26, 2015 4:45 PM

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RIYADH, Saudi Arabia – Saudi Arabia has executed a man convicted of raping several girls, the first beheading under the newly enthroned King Salman.

The official Saudi Press Agency says Moussa al-Zahrani was publicly beheaded on Monday in the coastal Saudi city of Jiddah.

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