President Mugabe Says Zimbabwe May Castrate Pedophiles

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Zimbabwe is considering castrating pedophiles, President Robert Mugabe said.

“You don’t take that which is not yours. The Muslims say Sharia Law if you steal, your hand must go,” Mugabe told lawmakers at a hotel in the capital, Harare. “Now if you rape, what must go? You may make it a laughing matter but its being considered seriously.”

Mugabe, 91, has ruled Zimbabwe since 1980.

“We are thinking about it very seriously and don’t say Mr Mugabe has become brutal. I want to protect our children. Men, take care,” he said.