Mom’s killer beheaded in Saudi

A Saudi man who was convicted of murdering his mother was beheaded in the Gulf kingdom on Thursday, newspapers reported on Friday, quoting the interior ministry.

Yehya bin Saad Al Shahrani was found guilty of shooting his mother Aisha many times with a machine gun at her home in the southern town of Khamis Mushait.

A ministry statement said the killer was executed after he confessed in court to committing the crime against his mother.

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