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DECAPITATION, punishment. The punishment of putting a person to death by taking off his head.

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He was part of a terror cell led by Birmingham fanatic Parviz Khan, who was sentenced to life back in 2008 for plotting to kidnap and behead a British Muslim soldier.
Our daughters and sisters must be saved from the swords of Saudi butchers who behead in the name of Shariah Law.
TERRORISTS have hatched a plot to kidnap and behead senior British politicians.
Anyone who would behead a dog deserves to be beheaded himself.
One night a giant carrying an ax challenges the knights of Ulster to behead him in exchange for a chance to behead them in turn.
A mother told her four-year daughter to go home and she refused and then the mother told her unintentionally 'go home and I swear to God that I will behead you if you don't' and one of the ISIL members heard this and told the mother since you swore to God you should behead her but the mother strongly opposed," A Syrian women who has recently escaped from Raqqa said.
The threat of the Abu Sayyaf Group to behead two German captives is part of the ploy to raise the demand for ransom and hasten its payment.
A group calling itself Ansar al-Jihad group claimed it would behead the three in 48 hours unless Allawi and his government release all female and male detainees in Iraq and lift the Fallujah siege.