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Saudi Preacher Gets 8 Years for Rape, Torture, Murder of Own Daughter

He tortured and raped her repeatedly to maintain family honor.

Saudi preacher & daughter

From AFP:

A Saudi court sentenced a preacher convicted of raping his five-year-old daughter and torturing her to death to eight years in prison and 800 lashes, a lawyer said Tuesday.

In a case that drew widespread public condemnation in the kingdom and abroad, the court also ordered Fayhan al-Ghamdi to pay his ex-wife, the girl’s mother, one million riyals in “blood money,” lawyer Turki al-Rasheed told AFP.

Blood money is compensation for the next of kin under Islamic law.

The girl’s mother had demanded 10 million riyals.

Ghamdi’s second wife, accused of taking part in the crime, was sentenced to 10 months in prison and 150 lashes, said Rasheed, who is the lawyer of the girl’s mother.

Ghamdi was convicted of “raping and killing his five-year-old daughter Lama,” he added.

The girl was admitted to hospital on December 25, 2011 with multiple injuries, including a crushed skull, broken ribs and left arm, extensive bruising and burns, activists said. She died several months later.

Ghamdi, a regular guest on Muslim television networks despite not being an authorized cleric in Saudi Arabia, had confessed to having used cables and a cane to inflict the injuries, human rights activists said earlier this year.

Randa al-Kaleeb, a social worker from the hospital where Lama was admitted, said the girl’s back was broken and that she had been raped “everywhere”.

Reportedly, Ghamdi had tortured and raped his daughter after he had doubted her virginity.

Oh, why didn’t you say that he tortured and raped her repeatedly to maintain family honor? Now the sentence makes sense! Those slutty five year olds, turning on their fathers like that. How dare they!

In fact, this sentence is an improvement over what originally happened in this case.

Last February, Ghamdi was released from prison altogether because a judge figured the blood money was enough punishment for him. Apparently, an international outcry caused this re-sentencing.

This also shows the importance of shaming Arab countries into causing them to act like normal human beings, even if they fight it all the way.

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16 Responses to “Saudi Preacher Gets 8 Years for Rape, Torture, Murder of Own Daughter”

  1. How sad and how sick

  2. Paulette Gifford says:

    How sad and how sick

  3. I admit I don’t understand a lot about Islam, but how does raping your own daughter restore honor of any kind??

  4. Shemayah Shiloh Phillips says:

    I admit I don’t understand a lot about Islam, but how does raping your own daughter restore honor of any kind??

  5. Only 8 years?????? Firstly, they should have castrated him,then chopped off each of his fingers slowly and tortuously, then cut out his tongue, and then given him life imprisonment with NO chance of parole, no cable tv, nothing, but a slab to sleep on and bread and water, and no window.

  6. Shirley Gruenhut says:

    Only 8 years?????? Firstly, they should have castrated him,then chopped off each of his fingers slowly and tortuously, then cut out his tongue, and then given him life imprisonment with NO chance of parole, no cable tv, nothing, but a slab to sleep on and bread and water, and no window.

  7. Richard Sandler says:

    speechless…

  8. Carolin Knox says:

    Ditto, Richard Sandler.

  9. Victoria Livshutz says:

    And this is in Saudi Arabia, where they cut hands for stealing…

  10. Joyce Guthrie says:

    Wait Til GOD gets hold of him.

  11. Etta Chaya Brummel says:

    I would vote for you

  12. Shirley Gruenhut says:

    It’s high time to cleanse this planet of maggots, murderers, despots, mutants and slimebuckets.

  13. Beryl Cohen says:

    crazy, much too lenient.

  14. Beryl Cohen says:

    crazy, much too lenient.

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