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Saudi Arabia beheads woman convicted of 'sorcery'
Posted By -NO AUTHOR- On 12/22/2011 @ 7:30 pm In Faith,Front Page,World | 1 Comment
(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.
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