'Hot' Pants Raid

A sharia policeman stops a motorcyclist for wearing tight jeans during a sharia police raid in Banda Aceh, Indonesia, March 24, 2014. Acehnese women have to wear veils in public areas and are forbidden from wearing tight clothing under the Islamic law in Aceh. Aceh is the only province in Indonesia that implements Shariah Law as a public law, with caning as one of the punishments. (EPA Photo/Hotli Simanjuntak)

By : European Pressphoto Agency | on 7:48 PM March 25, 2015
Category : Eyewitness, Multimedia, Photos
Shariah police officers in Banda Aceh on Tuesday were on the lookout for women wearing pants perceived as too tight. Acehnese women have to wear a veil in public areas and are forbidden from wearing tight clothing under the province's Islamic law.

A sharia policeman stops a motorcyclist for wearing tight jeans during a sharia police raid in Banda Aceh, Indonesia, March  24, 2014. Acehnese women have to wear veils in public areas and are forbidden from wearing tight clothing under the Islamic law in Aceh. Aceh is the only province in Indonesia that implements Shariah Law as a public law, with caning as one of the punishments.  (EPA Photo/Hotli Simanjuntak) A sharia policeman stops a motorcyclist for wearing tight jeans during a sharia police raid in Banda Aceh, Indonesia, March 24, 2014. Acehnese women have to wear veils in public areas and are forbidden from wearing tight clothing under the Islamic law in Aceh. Aceh is the only province in Indonesia that implements Shariah Law as a public law, with caning as one of the punishments. (EPA Photo/Hotli Simanjuntak)

Indonesian girls wearing tight clothes and jeans listen to a sharia officer, center, during a sharia police raid in Banda Aceh, Indonesia,  24, 2014. Acehnese women have to wear veils in public areas and are forbidden from wearing tight clothing under the Islamic law in Aceh. Aceh is the only province in Indonesia that implements Shariah Law as a public law, with caning as one of the punishments.  (EPA Photo/Hotli Simanjuntak) Indonesian girls wearing tight clothes and jeans listen to a sharia officer, center, during a sharia police raid in Banda Aceh, Indonesia, 24, 2014. Acehnese women have to wear veils in public areas and are forbidden from wearing tight clothing under the Islamic law in Aceh. Aceh is the only province in Indonesia that implements Shariah Law as a public law, with caning as one of the punishments. (EPA Photo/Hotli Simanjuntak)

A sharia policeman stops a motorcyclist for wearing tight jeans during a sharia police raid in Banda Aceh, Indonesia, March  24, 2014. Acehnese women have to wear veils in public areas and are forbidden from wearing tight clothing under the Islamic law in Aceh. Aceh is the only province in Indonesia that implements Shariah Law as a public law, with caning as one of the punishments.  (EPA Photo/Hotli Simanjuntak) A sharia policeman stops a motorcyclist for wearing tight jeans during a sharia police raid in Banda Aceh, Indonesia, March 24, 2014. Acehnese women have to wear veils in public areas and are forbidden from wearing tight clothing under the Islamic law in Aceh. Aceh is the only province in Indonesia that implements Shariah Law as a public law, with caning as one of the punishments. (EPA Photo/Hotli Simanjuntak)

A sharia policeman stops a motorcyclist for wearing tight jeans during a sharia police raid in Banda Aceh, Indonesia, March  24, 2014. Acehnese women have to wear veils in public areas and are forbidden from wearing tight clothing under the Islamic law in Aceh. Aceh is the only province in Indonesia that implements Shariah Law as a public law, with caning as one of the punishments.  (EPA Photo/Hotli Simanjuntak) A sharia policeman stops a motorcyclist for wearing tight jeans during a sharia police raid in Banda Aceh, Indonesia, March 24, 2014. Acehnese women have to wear veils in public areas and are forbidden from wearing tight clothing under the Islamic law in Aceh. Aceh is the only province in Indonesia that implements Shariah Law as a public law, with caning as one of the punishments. (EPA Photo/Hotli Simanjuntak)

Indonesian girls wearing tight clothes and jeans listen to a sharia officer, center, during a sharia police raid in Banda Aceh, Indonesia,  24, 2014. Acehnese women have to wear veils in public areas and are forbidden from wearing tight clothing under the Islamic law in Aceh. Aceh is the only province in Indonesia that implements Shariah Law as a public law, with caning as one of the punishments.  (EPA Photo/Hotli Simanjuntak) Indonesian girls wearing tight clothes and jeans listen to a sharia officer, center, during a sharia police raid in Banda Aceh, Indonesia, 24, 2014. Acehnese women have to wear veils in public areas and are forbidden from wearing tight clothing under the Islamic law in Aceh. Aceh is the only province in Indonesia that implements Shariah Law as a public law, with caning as one of the punishments. (EPA Photo/Hotli Simanjuntak)


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