[...] stoning to death for adultery, cutting off limbs for theft, and flogging for violations such as abortion, alcohol consumption, and homosexuality. There’s also capital punishment for rape and sodomy.
But will the Sultan himself be subject to his own laws? Jillian Lauren writes that she had first-hand experience with the Sultan and his brother violating these laws:
How the Sultan of Brunei Violated His Sharia Law With Me
As a teenager, I was the mistress of his brother—who ‘gave’ me as a gift to the sultan. And in just one night, we committed at least two offenses under his newly implemented penal code. [...]
This is not the first such allegation. Nearly two decades ago another woman, Shannon Marketic, sued the ruling family of Brunei over claims of sex slavery and forced prostitution.