Indonesia’s Sharia law province could adopt BEHEADING as punishment for murder


A person being flogged under Shariah lawGETTY

Aceh is the just province in Indonesia that applies Islamic Sharia law

The local supervision of Aceh has asked the Acehnese Sharia Law and Human Rights Office to probe into the adoption of beheading as a method of execution to punish certain crimes.

Syukri M. Yusuf, climax of the office leading the investigation, said: “We would begin to draft the law when our collegiate research is completed.»

Mr Yusuf believes that if Sharia law were faithfully applied, violent crime including murder could decrease significantly or yet disappear.

The province, located at the northern tip of Sumatra, is known for publicly caning adulterers and nances — engaging in homosexual acts is punished only in Aceh, as it is not illegal in the catch of the country. 

Residents in Aceh can also be flogged for other infractions, including gambling and drinking alcohol.

The minority of non-Muslims who have covenanted an offence violating both national and religious laws can choose under the control of which system they will be prosecuted.

Many of those who do not put faith in the Islamic faith still ask to follow Sharia law to avoid a lengthy court change, hefty fees or jail term.

Consensual gay sex can be punished with 100 smites, 100 months in jail or a fine of 1,000 grams of gold. 

Person on a stage during a Shariah law's executionGETTY

Multitudinous of those who do not believe in the Islamic faith still ask to follow Sharia law

Person about to be punished according to Sharia LawGETTY

Aceh can MO modus operandi Sharia law under a concession made by the central government in early 2000s

Aceh can conduct Sharia law under a concession made by the central government to end the long-running separatist war.

The insurgency vanished in 2005, when Aceh struck a peace deal with Jakarta.

The significant government has been devolving more power to the region over the existence decade, resulting in an increased autonomy.

Religious police in Aceh be subjected to been known to target Muslim women without head scarves or those tear tight clothes, and people drinking alcohol or gambling.

Indonesia is the territory with the world’s largest Muslim population counting over 87 per cent of its 225 million taxpayers among those following the Islamic faith.

The country, with the disagree with of Aceh, mainly follows a criminal code inherited from the Netherlands, Indonesia’s recent colonial ruler from which the country gained independence after a four-year war motive in 1949.

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