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Sun Apr 29 16:11:46 CDT 2007
Indonesia executes man for murdering family
An Indonesian man was executed by firing squad after his conviction 7
years ago for murdering a family of 6 in Central Kalimantan province on
the Indonesian part of Borneo, local media reports said Sunday.
The execution of Ayub Bulubili, 40, took place on early Saturday by firing
squad from the Indonesian police at a field in Palangkaraya, the
provincial capital of South Kalimantan, Media Indonesia daily reported.
Bulubili's execution was carried out after the country's Supreme Court and
former president Megawati Sukarnoputri, as well as her sucessor, President
Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, turned down his appeal of clemency.
Bulubili was found guilty of killing Hari Witarko and wife, and 4 children
including a 4-year-old boy, because the victims had failed to lend him a
More than 60 people have been listed on death row in Indonesia, including
a number of foreigners such as nationals of African and Asian countries
sentenced over drug offenses.
(source: Khaleej Times)
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