- Officials: Woman and her companion were discovered in a "compromising situation"
- Officials: Victim and her companion caused the crime to take place
- Woman convicted of violating law by not having a male guardian with her
- Court more than doubled woman's original sentence of 90 lashes to 200
Putting things in perspective: if Sharia law had been applied in the US when Son of Sam was killing people in lover's lanes, any surviving victims who were not married to each other would have been flogged and jailed for violating the law against "illegal mingling." In fact, Son of Sam might have been viewed as something of a vigilante hero...