Posted by : Aahil Shaik Saturday, April 25, 2020
Saudi Arabia is set to remove Flogging punishment in Judicial Court Verdicts
Supreme Court of Saudi Arabia is set to apply a directive from higher authorities to remove flogging (whipping or lashing) as form of punishment in judicial court verdicts of the Kingdom. Trending : 10 cities with Shortest and Longest fasting hours during this Ramadan
The General Commission for the Supreme Court issued an order requiring courts to limit their punishments to jail term, fines or both, or alternative penalties, reveals the document said AlArabiya.
The elimination of the flogging as punishment is the new in a series of steps taken by Saudi Arabia to modernize the judicial system of the Kingdom. Recommend : Follow these rules if you are living in Saudi Arabia during Ramadan
According to Islamic Law (Sharia), The flogging falls under the category of Tazir, means punishment dispensed at the discretion of the judiciary or leadership for offenses where punishments are not specified in the Quran or Hadith, which are the two main sources for Sharia law.