The conservative Indonesian province of Aceh is known for publicly caning or whipping gay people, adulterers and gamblers. Officials are now considering introducing beheading as a punishment for murder. Photo: AP

Beheading could become a penalty for murder under Sharia law in Indonesia’s Aceh province

Aceh is the only province in Muslim-majority Indonesia to practise Sharia law

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The conservative Indonesian province of Aceh is known for publicly caning or whipping gay people, adulterers and gamblers. Officials are now considering introducing beheading as a punishment for murder. Photo: AP
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