KUWAIT, Jan. 25 (UPI) — Kuwait hanged seven prisoners Wednesday, including a member of the royal family, according to state-run Kuna News Agency.
Hanged were two Kuwaitis, two Egyptians, a Bangladeshi, a Filipina and an Ethiopian for offenses that included murder, attempted murder, kidnapping and rape.
Also killed was Nusra al-Enezi, a Kuwaiti national, who was convicted of setting fire to a tent during a wedding party for her husband, who was marrying a second wife. More than 50 people died in the fire.
The Filipina and Ethiopian women were domestic workers convicted of murdering members of their employers’ families. Philippine authorities identified their national as Jakatia Pawa, who was convicted of killing her employer’s 22-year old daughter in 2007.
The two Egyptians were convicted of premeditated murders and the Bangladeshi was convicted of abduction and rape.