Doing the ‘right thing’ because of delusional misinterpretations of the Qur’an

By WordForPeace.com Edit Desk

Editorial note: The ‘hate’ peddled by the extremist underpinning of
Al Walaa wal Baraa is directed towards the ‘others’ or the so-called
‘kafirs’ by the the radical Islamists is on the rampage. All the
mainstream Muslims are ESSENTIALLY and obligatorily required to be
wary of this. This is the fresh instance of how a young radicalized
Muslim believed he was doing the ‘right thing’ because of his
delusional misinterpretations of the Quran………

NORMAN, Okla— An Oklahoma judge on Friday sentenced a man to death for
beheading a co-worker in 2014 at a food processing plant.

Cleveland County District Judge Lori Walkley accepted a jury’s
recommendation of the death penalty over life in prison without parole
for Alton Nolen, 33. Jurors earlier this year convicted him of
decapitating 54-year-old Colleen Hufford when he attacked her and
others at the Vaughan Foods plant.

During the trial, prosecutors played recordings of Nolen confessing to
the stabbings while he was hospitalized following the attack. In the
recordings, Nolen says he doesn’t “regret it at all” and that
“oppressors don’t need to be here.”

Investigators said Nolen had just been suspended from his job at the
Vaughan Foods plant when he walked inside the company’s administrative
office and attacked his co-workers.

His attorneys argued that he is mentally ill and that he believed he
was doing the right thing because of his delusional misinterpretations
of the Quran.

But prosecutors said Nolen knew right from wrong before he attacked Hufford.

Nolen had repeatedly tried to plead guilty and asked to be executed,
but Walkley declined to accept his plea. One of Nolen’s attorneys had
questioned whether his client was mentally competent to enter a guilty
plea.

Source: https://apnews.com/c3c84aa09e6f4165b4761dded788cacf

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