July 19, 2014
USA: Mosque leaders Attempt To Amputate Hand Of Accused Thief
Two men described as leaders of a Philadelphia mosque were accused of trying to cut off the hand of a suspected thief, whose wrist was sliced so deeply it required hospital treatment, police said on Friday.
The 46-year-old victim said two officials in the mosque accused him of stealing jars of money from the house of worship after morning prayers on Monday.
The officials, described in police reports as the mosque's imam and amir, dragged the victim to the rear of the mosque, and attempted to chop off his hand with a machete, according to a police statement.
He sustained a severe laceration to his right wrist, and was transported to a nearby hospital by medics.
(Hat Tip: The Sanity inspector)
Never trust anyone with a zebibah.
(Un)Related: Oxford University released a study that indicates that people with zebibahs, which are caused by repeatedly striking the forehead on the ground during prayers, may experience traumatic brain injury. Some symptoms - "aggression, acting out, and social inappropriateness."
That would explain so much.