Pakistan – A court in Lahore, Pakistan has ruled that two young men have their noses and ears cut off because of their brutal attack of a woman.
This anti-terrorism court also ordered that brothers Ammanat Ali, 29, and Sher Mohammed, 27, be sentenced to life in prison and pay 700,000 rupees ($8,300) in compensation to the victim.
Punjab province chief prosecutor Chaudary Mohammed Jahangir acknowledged that the sentence was handed down in accordance with anti-terror laws and and Islamic law.
The woman and her family had recently rejected a marriage proposal from Sher Mohammed, thus prompting the attack.
The two men attacked the woman, Fazeelat Bibi, 22, on September 28, in the village of Zafarkey, southwest of Lahore. Along with their cousin Mohammed Ali and two other men, they lay in hiding, stopped Bibi on her way back from work, and strangled her with a wire.
The men then proceeded to cut off the woman’s ears and nose in order to set an example. Mohammed Ali, the cousin, has been arrested, while the other two men have yet to be found