Thursday, July 22, 2010

Israeli Palestinian man to appeal rape-by-deception conviction

Israeli Palestinian man to appeal rape-by-deception conviction
By the CNN Wire Staff
July 22, 2010 3:56 a.m. EDT

Jerusalem (CNN) -- "The lawyer for a 30-year-old Palestinian married father of two who has admitted in a plea bargain to rape by deception said Wednesday he will appeal his client's sentence, which was handed up Monday.

"Eighteen months in prison is too much," said Adnan Aladdin. He is representing Saber Kashour, the Israeli Palestinian who admitted pretending to be a single Jewish man before having sex with an Israeli woman.
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I'm all for strict laws against violent crime but doesn't this seem a little over-the-top? If everyone who told a lie to get laid were jailed, all of us would be in jail. Or am I missing something.
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