Eighteen year old Wiam Bomali killed his eight year old sister, preemptively protecting his honor before she could grow up and disgraced his family with inappropriate relations.
The accused stated that his action was a cautionary measure. His high level of self-awareness let him surmise that if his sister shared any of his genes, she was sooner or later bound to commit not just one, but several acts disgracing the entire family and extended tribe.
The preliminary investigation showed that Wiam was monitoring the activities of his sister closely before the murder, noting that she played games involving dolls of two genders and that she installed ‘The Sims’ on her mother’s phone, playing a character who lived by herself and dated her neighbor.
In his statement, Wiam said, “I tried giving her the benefit of the doubt after I saw her play those games, but her next action left me no choice. One evening, I saw her hugging her teddy bear and calling him sweet names before, god forbid, she put it next to her in bed. I could not take it anymore. I lost it. I killed her and cut open that teddy bear with a knife.”
“Not that it had motivated me any further, but besides the obvious benefit to the future honor of my tribe, this also allowed my family to re-prioritize and use the money that would have been spent on raising her to buy me a rad car.” The murder cost the girl decades of her life, while Wiam is estimated to lose approximately forty-five days of his youth behind bars.