Woman in Indonesia caned under Sharia law for having sex before marriage

Jakarta: A couple was given between 23 to 25 lashes each in public, with a cane for having sex before marriage in Indonesia. The woman was robed in white, had her face covered and then made to kneel on a stage where she was punished in front of a crowd.

The punishment was in accordance with the Sharia law, which forbids having sex outside of wedlock and punishes all offenders publicly.

h/t TROP