Lahore court orders chopping of nose and ears

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Lahore, Dec 22: A court here has ordered two men to have their nose and ears chopped off as punishment for inflicting similar injuries on a woman they kidnapped, an official said Tuesday, Dec 22.

An anti-terrorism court headed by judge Khalid Naveed Dar handed down the ruling on Monday, Dec 21, sentencing them to life in prison and fining them each 700,000 rupees.

"The court also ordered that the nose and ears of Sher Mohammad and Ammanat Ali be chopped off as part of an Islamic punishment of a nose for a nose and ears for ears," court official Azhar Ameen said.

The men were found guilty of kidnapping a woman who had refused to marry one of them, then hacking off her nose and ears.

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