Layali A.

Crime: “Adultery”

In 2006, Layali A. was gang raped by 6 men after being kidnapped from a nightclub. She stated that the accused men had posed as police officers and tricked her into their car. They then took her to a house where they proceeded to gang rape her.

At her hearing, the judge ruled that rape had not been committed, and instead charged Layali A. and the men involved with the crime of ‘adultery’.

Layali A. was sentenced to 150 lashes of the whip and 5 years jail time.
The men were also sentenced to 150 lashes of the whip, but only received 3 months jail time.

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