(TELEGRAPH) — Saudi authorities have executed a woman convicted of practicing magic and sorcery.
Saudi authorities have executed a woman convicted of practicing magic and sorcery.
The paper said a female investigator followed up, and the woman was arrested in April, 2009, and later convicted in a Saudi court
The Saudi Interior Ministry says in a statement the execution took place on Monday, but gave no details on the woman’s crime.
The London-based al-Hayat daily, however, quoted Abdullah al-Mohsen, chief of the religious police who arrested the woman, as saying she had tricked people into thinking she could treat illnesses, charging them $800 per session.