Tuesday, May 30, 2023

40 lashes and two and a half years in prison: the sentence faced by an Australian surfer in Indonesia

Indonesia Its legal system has one of the toughest laws in the world. This is the famous Sharia law, which is faced Australian surfer Accused of causing aggression and disturbances in the Asian country under the influence of alcohol.

Bodhi Mani Risby-Jonesa surfer 22 years From Queensland (Australia), currently living an authentic odyssey in Indonesia, where she embarked on a journey without expecting what her future would bring ache, It is an ultra-Orthodox province located in the western part of Indonesia, where anyone coming and living in the area can face harsh punishments such as eyelids, amputation hand or even the death penalty by pelting stones among other beliefs.

According to eyewitnesses of the young man, the Australian left the room he was in at his hotel. nude why drunk and proceeded to attack anyone who came across. Among the persons thrashed by Bodhi Mani was a security guard who also threw a motorcycle at a fisherman. Because of this, the latter had to receive 50 stitches in leg And his family is now seeking compensation AU$60,000 (approx. 35,000 Euro).

They tried to set fire to stop their performance

The Australian surfer’s performance status was due to trance in which he was, which ended when a group of local people came to try to provoke Fire About the hotel where the young man stayed. This was reported by the local Shimulu police chief during an appearance attended by the offender, who read out all the charges he could be charged with.

forty lashes, two and a half years in jail And there could be 20 days in detention, which is what this Australian surfer receives under Islamic law in Indonesia. It is completely banned in this country drink wine Happen Gay or take premarital affair among other precepts, which could be punished by flogging in public.

Bodhi Mani Risby-Jones’ defense claim she only drank a very small pill from the bottle Vodka He was in the pool while the hotel manager believes “insolation” More for surfing all day”Depression” Missing the return flight had a huge impact on the young Australian’s actions.

Punishment under Sharia law

After 20 days in which he will remain in police custody, Risby-Jones can decide whether he wishes to be prosecuted by law islamic or law traditional, A prison sentence of five years is what he could receive if the latter is implemented, while 40 lashes in public, 2.5 years in prison and the sacrifice of a goat for resort would be enforced through the brutal Sharia law.

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