Indonesian jailed 3 years for destroying Quran


Doni Irawan Malay ripped a Quran apart and tossed its pages into a rubbish bin before angry mobs apprehended him. – EPA pic, August 5, 2020.

AN Indonesian has been jailed for destroying a Quran in a rare case of a Muslim being convicted on blasphemy charges in the Muslim-majority nation.

The district court in Sumatra’s Medan city sentenced Doni Irawan Malay, 44, to three years in prison yesterday, less than the four years demanded by prosecutors. 


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