INDONESIA: Rape convict begs for mercy after 146 lashes

Saturday, November 28, 2020

 INDONESIA: Rape convict begs for mercy after 146 lashes

  • Punishment was suspended for a while, the doctor came for the check-up of the offender and after the treatment the flogging was resumed, the offender had sexually abused the child.
  • In Jakarta, Indonesia, a man was sentenced to flogging for child sexual abuse. The convict fell to the ground begging for mercy when he was flogged 146 times. According to a report by a foreign news agency, a 19-year-old man was being flogged with a stick by a Shariah officer when the culprit fell to the ground and began begging for mercy, which was punished. Suspended for a while and a doctor was called for a check-up of the culprit where after the treatment of the culprit the flogging process was resumed.
  • The incident reportedly took place in Edi, a suburb of Sumatra, the only area in Indonesia where Islamic punishments are meted out to criminals, prompting the central government to end the region's long-running civil war. Implementation began as a result of an agreement reached with the UN, where public flogging punishments have been criticized by human rights organizations and various groups, but in this part of Indonesia the punishments include gambling, adultery. , Drinking and homosexuality and premarital sex.
  • On the other hand, in order to punish the perpetrators of rape in Pakistan, the Prime Minister approved a law to discourage the perpetrators of rape. A gathering of the Federal Cabinet was held under the chairmanship of Prime Minister Imran Khan. The meeting discussed the formulation and approved recommendations for harsher punishments for the perpetrators. On the occasion, Prime Minister Imran Khan directed to ensure that the strictest law is enforced, while the affected children and women can register their complaints without fear and danger, special care should be taken to identify the affected women and children.


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