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Serial adulterer stoned to death

Publish date: 14 May 2018
Issue Number: 773
Diary: IBA Legalbrief Africa
Category: Somalia

Somalia-based extremist group al-Shabaab said it has stoned to death a woman accused of marrying 11 men. The al-Qaeda-linked group’s radio arm claimed the execution was carried out on Wednesday after an ad hoc al-Shabaab court convicted her in the Lower Shabelle region. A report on The Washington Post site notes that she has been identified as 30-year-old Shukri Warsame. A self-proclaimed judge said the woman had confessed to having secretly married the men without seeking any divorces.

Full report on The Washington Post site