Steal a phone in Somalia, get your right hand and left foot chopped off

voa_hussein_somalia_amputations_210_25jun09Stealing someone’s mobile phone makes you a dick. Stealing someone’s mobile phone in Somalia is an easy way to lose a few pounds, easy because you’ll be living the rest of your life without your right hand and left foot. At an al-Shabab camp, just north of Mogadishu, four men (pictured right) who have been sentenced for stealing mobile phones, and weapons, were forced to wear masks over their faces while a machete removed two appendages, all the while a crowd was watching.

Moral of the story: If you want an iPhone, save up your pennies.

[Via: Voice of America]

  • Iphone Hater

    I wonder what happens when you steal a car…

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