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

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In an interview with Times Now, Musharraf defended the Pakistan Army's stand dismissing allegations that an Indian soldier was beheaded by the army with help from militants.
Locals found the beheaded body of Muhammad Ghani, a resident of Bannu, at Kharqamar, 45 kilometres west of Miranshah on Miranshah-Dattakhel Road.
The short statement, posted by a web site contributor who has put up past statements signed in the name of Tawhid and Jihad, said that al-Zarqawi, ``God protect him, has beheaded the first American.
Three drug traffickers were beheaded in Saudi yesterday, taking the number of executions this year to 109.
The women and children were freed, but 10 men were beheaded.
On Monday, Abu Sayyaf militants beheaded a Canadian hostage, prompting Philippine President Benigno Aquino to announce that security forces would bolster efforts to beat the group.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Activists reported that members of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) have beheaded four young Kurdish men under the pretext of supporting the rebel forces of the Free Syrian Army (FSA) and the al-Akrad Front, and for backing PKK members.
Summary: Riyadh: Saudi Arabia on Sunday beheaded a Jordanian man convicted of drug trafficking, the interior .
Riyadh, June 9 ( ANI ): A Pakistani man convicted of drug trafficking has reportedly been beheaded in Saudi Arabia.
A WOMAN was beheaded in Saudi Arabia yesterday after she was convicted by an Islamic court of practising sorcery.
JAHANIAN, October 19, 2011 (Frontier Star): In another incident of honour killing, real uncle beheaded his niece and her lover on seeing them in compromising condition.