Skip to comments.Killer Crucified for Killing, Raping Woman
Posted on 04/23/2012 1:45:05 AM PDT by nickcarraway
Sudanese had sex with his dead victim, robbed house and tried to kill the family
A Sudanese man was beheaded and then crucified in Saudi Arabia after he was convicted of murdering a local woman before having sex with her.
He then stole SR165,000 (Dh162,000) and tried to kill the other family members.
During trial, the defendant confessed to murdering the Saudi housewife by strangling her while asleep. He then had sex with her, stole her money and jewelry and fled after opening the gas cylinder to kill the other family members.
The court sentenced him to death and crucifixion, prompting him to appeal. But the appeals court gave him the same sentence, which was upheld by the supreme court and endorsed by King Abdullah.
The defendant, identified as Abdul Rahman Zain Al Abidin, was executed in public in the capital Riyadh on Friday, Ajel newspaper said.
Cross's ? Cross's ?
I think they got it backwards. I don;t think the perp cared a great deal about the crucifiction AFTER he was beheaded. At that point, it was just for sh*ts and giggles.
“The crux of the biscuit is the apostrophe.”
Citizens in Rome who murdered and such were usually strangled or or had their throats cut.
Crucifixion used in this way is similar to the old European practice of gibbeting or “hanging in chains.” The purpose was not execution but rather the public display of the state’s power.
The Jews apparently used crucifixion in exactly this way, with the perp stoned to death and then hung up on a cross as a warning to others.
Cost of crucifixion? Practically nothing as many of the nails would be re-useable.
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Not so sure that would be allowed.
Someone busy body would claim that the blood diseases (aids, hepotitis etc) could or would be transmitted from nail to nail ala needles.
That would cause nail exchange programs, people would observe a nail laying on the ground and grimace, and before long finger and toe nails would be outlawed, just to ‘ensure’ our safety.
"Crucifixion? Good. Out of the door, line on the left, one cross each."
Hold on. Dude was convicted, executed, THEN he stole money and tried to kill others?
Except that the Romans crucified non-Romans while they were alive.
Well, at least it gets you out in the open air.
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