Gay men sentenced to public caning

 An Acehnese woman gets caning in public (Getty)
An Acehnese woman gets caning in public (Getty)

A Sharia court in Indonesia has sentenced two men to 85 lashes of the cane for having sex together.

It's the first time laws against homosexuality introduced in Aceh province in 2014 have been used.

The men will be caned in public.

The sentenced was more severe than even prosecutors had asked for. The maximum sentence is 100 lashes.

Newshub.