Attention! Do not steal cell phones in Somalia

Attention! Do not steal cell phones in Somalia
In most countries, if you get caught pinching things, you may be brought to trial and eventually, end up behind bars. Somalian militants, however, seem to have resorted to tougher measures to crack down on thieves, coming up with drastic corporal punishment. How does chopping off limbs with a machete in public sound to you? We are not kidding at all! This is what happened to four teens, charged with stealing cell phones... and firearms. Severe punishment! The nipped handsets must have been iPhone 3GS or Palm Pre units or, perhaps, prototypes of devices that are yet to be announced.

source: Voice of America via IntoMobile

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11 Comments

1. chupum

Posts: 115; Member since: Feb 10, 2009

I AM THE LAW!!!!!

2. jskrenes

Posts: 209; Member since: Dec 11, 2008

Maybe they were Razrs with razors...

3. ToddD00

Posts: 38; Member since: Mar 30, 2009

They should do things like this in the USA. Maybe it would "cut" down on criminals.

4. Fanboys Suck

Posts: 609; Member since: Dec 12, 2008

We'd have a lot of people "walking", or really hobbling around without limbs... hard to dial on a phone without hands... yikes!

11. rshackindian

Posts: 21; Member since: Apr 11, 2009

nah; thats what bluetooth and voice command is for; lol

5. yourmom07

Posts: 66; Member since: Apr 07, 2009

THEY REALLY SHOULD DO THAT IN THE US I'D STILL HAVE MY TOUCH PRO !

6. LGVX1993

Posts: 260; Member since: Jan 27, 2009

I would still have my EnV2 tooo

7. tmofanboy432

Posts: 139; Member since: Jan 12, 2009

insane!

8. MTLance unregistered

Man that is a little insane but with Communist it could be worst than this.

10. behold--me

Posts: 679; Member since: Jun 22, 2009

everything can be worse with a communist gov

9. behold--me

Posts: 679; Member since: Jun 22, 2009

thats what you call discipline

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