15 June 2012

Muslim woman who subjected girl, 10, to 45-minute beating with steel ladle for not reading enough of the Koran is jailed

A Muslim woman who repeatedly beat a ten-year-old girl with a steel ladle for not reading enough verses of the Koran was jailed yesterday.

Asia Parveen, who was five months pregnant at the time, left the child with 57 injuries and later claimed her violent outburst was prompted by her hormones.

.... She accused the girl of lying about how many verses of the Koran she had read while praying.

She then hit the girl with the ten- inch ladle for 45 minutes and forced her to stand with her arms outstretched for four hours. [MailOnline] Read more