Islamic State butchers have beheaded a 100-year-old cleric after accusing him of performing witchcraft.
The frail man, stripped and forced into the trademark orange overalls of ISIS prisoners, was dragged to the executioner’s block and decapitated in front of a baying mob of extremists.
Sheikh Sulaiman Abu Haraz, a Sufi cleric, was put to death with a long sword, wielded by a masked executioner dressed in black.
|Sheikh Sulaiman Abu Haraz, a 100-year-old Sufi cleric, was kidnapped and beheaded after being kidnapped from his home by armed thugs|
Sufi Muslims are often persecuted but they have been particularly singled out by ISIS fanatics, who believe in slaughtering anyone who does not go along with their skewed, medieval views. More on Mirror