Five unmarried couples were publicly flogged for breaking Sharia law in Indonesia – the world’s largest Muslim-majority country.
Religious police caught them either cuddling, holding hands or having sex – a crime under the Aceh region’s Islamic law.
The Aceh province is the only province in Indonesia that imposes Islamic law.
A huge crowd of men and women and children watched and filmed as they witnessed the public whipping.
Religious officer Safriadi said: “We hope in the future there will be no more cases like this – it’s embarrassing.”
In December, two men caught having sex with underage girls were whipped 100 times each in Aceh…Continue Reading