What all the other countries are dreaming to do, Yemen has done it,recently on July 31 Yemen publicly executed a man for who was convicted for crape and murder of a three year old girl.
He was executed in the capital city Sanaa in front of lot of people.He was the first person to be executed in the Middle Eastern nation since 2009.The convict is Muhammad al-Maghrabi, 41.
Yemen stands for one of the highest execution rate in the world. This is not a new practice to Yemen capital punishments are legal here.Punishment’s here is in the form of public or private shooting, with measures for death by stoning, beheading and hanging also existing within the Yemeni penal system which abides by the Sharia code.
The Police officers have escorted Muhammad al-Maghrabi to Tahrir Square which is city’s central public square ahead of his execution .Hundreds of onlookers gathered at the site to witness the public shooting, the country’s first in nearly a decade, with many climbed on telephone poles and rooftops amid a tight security. Authorities feared violence from members of the Bani Matar tribe to which the aggrieved family belongs.
As per the Yemeni legal practice al-Maghrabi was brought to the execution ground in an inmates jumpsuit and was placed face down,handcuffed.And many police officers were standing behind him with machine guns in their hand.
Moments before the execution the crowd there were chanting ‘ Allah is Great ‘ before being shot down by the police officer al-Maghrabi tried speaking to his executioner who was just beside him smoking a cigarette and taking a aim in his A-k-47 .
Yahya al-Matari was brought in the site by the police officers to see the execution of al-Maghrabi, who was convicted for raping Matari three year old daughter. While speaking to the media he said that “This is the first day in my life and i’m relieved now”
Four shots rang loud in the air, and justice was served. As the echoes spread out, the crowd rushed in towards the body but was held off by the security .The police very quickly moved al-Maghrabi’s body and moved out of the square before the crowd could get to it a return to everyday life in the country, already embroiled in an ongoing war between its Saudi-backed government and Houthi rebels
This has to be the punishment for everyone in every country who gets involved in child rape.