Family problems within the islamic-cultural circle undoubtedly are in their own league.
The 22 year old boyfriend was asked to meet with his girlfriend’s brother. At the meeting the boyfriend was asked to get into a car where he was sprayed with pepper spray and driven to a garage in nearby Tilst. –
Here the girl’s father was waiting with a gun. The 22 year old was tied up, had his clothes removed, dozed in gasoline while being threatened to be burned to death.
The father also pointed the gun several times to the 22 year old’s head and pulled the trigger in a faked execution. The father then raped the young man several times.
The torture lasted for two hours and describe as “honor” related.
The father and brother have been sentenced to five years in prison.
Honor crimes are committed due to the perpetrators’ belief that the victim has brought shame or dishonor upon the family, or has violated the principles of a community or a religion, usually Islam.