Shariah Law Horror: Women Unable To Walk After Public Whipping In Indonesia

From the Express:
AT least two women were left unable to walk after a brutal public whipping in Indonesia as punishment for alleged “intimate relations” outside marriage, with a total of six couples subjected to the brutal ordeal, carried out in accordance with Sharia law.

The beatings were handed out on Monday after the couples were arrested several months ago following a police sweep of a hotel in Bande Aceh in Sumatra, where flogging is a common punishment for a wide range of offences, ranging from gambling, alcohol consumption, and gay sex. The Aceh province, located at the tip of Sumatra, is the only one in Indonesia, the world’s most populous Muslim-majority country, where Islamic law is imposed. The 12 people involved were arrested late last year, and all had served several months in prison prior to their punishment.

Four received seven lashes after being simply being found in a room with a member of the opposite sex who was not a relative.

The rest, who were caught in more compromising situations, received between 17 and 25 strokes for having “intimate relations” outside marriage, an Indonesian official said.

Some of the women involved screamed as the masked Sharia law officer beat them.

At least two had to be carried from the scene….

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