Skip to comments.Mother strangled daughter in self-defence, says lawyer ( Muslims )
Posted on 09/15/2009 2:56:13 PM PDT by george76
CALGARY - A mother accused of strangling her teenage daughter with a scarf was acting in selfdefence, her lawyer said Monday.
Mark Tyndale, who represents Aset Magomadova, pointed to a statement of agreed facts entered in the second-degree murder trial. He said 14-year-old Aminat Magomadova, who died Feb. 26, 2007, had been "habitually running away from home, boasting that she was using drugs, being sexually active and stealing" --behaviour that caused stress for the rest of the Muslim family.
Tyndale said his client, a 38-year-old Chechnyan refugee and ...
Vomberg introduced numerous exhibits, including the accused's head scarf. After her arrest, she demonstrated to police how she used it to strangle her daughter.
According to the agreed facts, Aset made phone calls to Austria and did not call 911 for about an hour after Aminat's death.
(Excerpt) Read more at calgaryherald.com ...
The accused also admitted to making phone calls to Europe for ten minutes before calling 911 and that no attempt was made to revive the girl.
So honor killings are now self-defense?
Yeah, I thought that was rather a reach, too. But I bet the Canadians will buy it.
Religion of peace my foot. Murder seems to be there answer to everything.
Never bring a headscarf to a fist fight.
Anybody here want to say that the girl in Florida who fled because she converted to Christianity, was wrong to fear for her life?
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