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Muslim girl stoned to death for participating in beauty contest

entertainment Updated: May 31, 2011 12:42 IST

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A 19-year-old Muslim girl was stoned to death under 'Sharia law' after taking part in a beauty contest in Ukraine.

Katya Koren was found dead in a village in the Crimea region near her home. Her body was buried in a forest and was found a week after she disappeared, the Daily Mail reports.

Koren’s friends said she liked wearing fashionable clothes and had come seventh in a beauty contest.

Police investigations revealed that three Muslim youths killed her claiming her death was justified under Islam.

One of the three named as 16-year-old Bihal Gaziev is under arrest and told police Koren had 'violated the laws of Sharia'.

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