Only 14, Bangladeshi girl charged with adultery was lashed to death
Shariatpur, Bangladesh (CNN) -- Hena Akhter's last words to her mother proclaimed her innocence. But it was too late to save the 14-year-old girl.
fellow villagers in Bangladesh's Shariatpur district had already passed
harsh judgment on her. Guilty, they said, of having an affair with a
married man. The imam from the local mosque ordered the fatwa, or
religious ruling, and the punishment: 101 lashes delivered swiftly,
deliberately in public.
Hena dropped after 70.
Bloodied and bruised, she was taken to hospital, where she died a week later.
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