An Indonesian woman has made news after she was publicly caned in Indonesia’s Aceh province for having sex outside her marriage.
According to reports, the act is a crime punishable under strict local Islamic law. She was whipped along with seven others outside a mosque in the provincial capital Banda Aceh.
Many gathered outside the mosque to watch the offenders as they received their punishment respectively.
A masked sharia officer known as an ‘algojo’ was seen whipping the offenders five to 45 lashes on their backs.
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