RIYADH: As many as four Pakistani nationals have been executed in Saudi Arabia for murder, rape charged.
According to the interior ministry, the executed Pakistanis were convicted of raping and murdering a woman and raping her teenage son.
The men were also charged with stealing jewellery and cash after entering the woman’s home in Riyadh.
Saudi Arabia has executed 20 people since the start of 2018, according to an AFP count.
Last year, 141 people were put to death in the kingdom, where executions are carried out by the sword.