80 lashes for saudi womanA Saudi woman, who assaulted a female employee in a university after discovering that the employee had recently become her husband’s second wife, has been sentenced 80 lashes as her punishment.

The incident took place in the northern Saudi town of Rafha where a woman in her forties attacked her husband’s second wife. According to Al Sharq news, the husband was infuriated by the incident and divorced both his wives. He later decided to remarry his first wife.

The assaulted woman was attacked in the arts and science center of the university. A judge sentenced the attacker to one month in prison besides 80 lashes at one go within the university premises, in front of all the university staff.