Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Swedish court upholds light sentence for "Honor Killing"

Subhi Othman wasn't exactly thrilled when his 21-year-old adopted daughter moved in with good old daddy following her divorce.

According to Sweden's English language news portal The Local, the unnamed daughter's husband filed for divorce amid a rumor of infidelity.

That's all it took for Othman. According to The Local;

"In interviews he explained that he had killed her as he considered her lifestyle to be "indecent" and that he was faced with no other alternative in order to protect the family honour."When police arrived at the home/crime scene, they found the daughter dead from being stabbed 53 times.

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