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Son: Briton, 74, may not survive Saudi's lashings over illicit wine

Source: CNN

CNN)—The crime is related to homemade wine. But can 74-year-old Karl Andree survive the punishment -- 360 lashes by Saudi authorities?

His son fears that he won't, conceding that while Andree may have done wrong in the eyes of Saudi officials, it shouldn't warrant what may amount to a death sentence.

"I completely understand that he has committed a crime and, for that, you have to face consequences ... He understands as well," Simon Andree told CNN. "But ... on the basis of his ill health, (I hope) he can get clemency and get released, because I feel he won't survive those lashes."

Read more: http://www.cnn.com/2015/10/13/middleeast/briton-faces-lashes-in-saudi-arabia/?iid=ob_article_footer_expansion&iref=obnetwork
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