Your browser is out of date, and may not be compatible with our website. A list of the most popular web browsers can be found below. Just click on the icons to get to the download page. Two Indonesian women have been publicly whipped nearly times each for selling sex workers' services online, an official in the country's conservative Aceh province said Tuesday. The punishment was handed down Monday in Langsa city where dozens gathered to watch the pair get lashed, despite bans on crowds over coronavirus fears. The two hijab-wearing suspects were arrested in March along with five sex workers, who could also face a flogging if found guilty of violating Islamic law, said Aji Asmanuddin, head of Langsa's Islamic sharia agency.
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Dozens of peopled watched on as the two men and the woman receive the punishment in a stadium in Lhokseumawe, some miles from the provincial capital Banda Aceh. Whipping is used as a punishment for a range of offences in the region, including gambling, drinking alcohol, and having gay sex or relations outside of marriage. The woman broke down into tears several times due to the pain of the punishment, forcing the sharia officer to stop the act until she was cleared to continue by a doctor. After the lashings, his white shirt was soaked with blood. He will no serve five years in prison, while the couple walk free. Home News Real Life.
Woman whipped 100 times for having pre-marital sex with boyfriend
The year-old woman was struck with a cane more than times as people watched on in a public stadium. The lady broke down during the beatings and a doctor had to clear her before her punishment could continue. Her boyfriend also received strokes of the cane, but both will now walk away free without further punishment. Campaign groups have condemned the violent acts, while Indonesian president Joko Widodo has urged the practice to stop. In a woman was lashed times for being in the presence of a man she was not married to, while in the same year, two gay men were slapped for having consensual sex in private.
The new recruit initially needed some coaxing to punish the offender - an unmarried woman caught in a hotel room with a man. Such behaviour constitutes a morality crime in Aceh, the only region in the world's biggest Muslim-majority nation that imposes Islamic law - known as syariah. Her technique was nice," Banda Aceh syariah police chief investigator Zakwan, who uses one name, told Agence France-Presse.