Saudi Arabia arrests man for filming public beheading

Screen shot from the video

Saudi authorities have arrested a man who filmed the public execution of a woman on the street, with officials saying that filming the video, which was posted online and spawned many reports in Western media, likely constituted a cyber-crime.

The video, uploaded on Saturday, showed the beheading of a Myanmar woman found guilty of killing her husband’s young daughter, as she screamed that she was innocent.

The official Saudi Press Agency said Layla bint Abdul Mutaleb Bassim was executed in the Muslim holy city of Mecca for killing the six-year-old girl.

“Investigations led to her trial which proved she was guilty,” the interior ministry said, quoted by SPA…

More photos at the Daily Mail.

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  • Norman_In_New_York

    The heat over their barbarism is starting to get to them.

  • ed

    “tundratabloids.com” has the clip , its not the horror [ not to grapic] it is the absolute normality of it . ad 670 seen in 2015

  • winniec

    ISIS versus Soddy Barbaria? Do you see a difference? I don’t see a difference! Same Sharia law…different rulers.
    Cruel and unusual punishments? Normative Islam, rather than an aberration.

  • The Saudis don’t what the truth to be known.

  • Sanwin

    I have the video, if you want,

  • WalterBannon

    bet the father killed the girl after raping her, and blamed his wife

    • Barrington Minge

      No doubt she’d had her bits snipped as well.

  • Santos2

    Last lines from an old English nursery rhyme called “Oranges and Lemons”:

    “Here comes a candle to light you to bed,
    And here comes a chopper to chop off your head!
    Chip chop Chip chop the last man is dead”