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In a grisly example of tribal justice, a teenage girl chopped her father's head clean off with a bush knife after he raped her in their home in the highlands of Papua New Guinea. Residents of her village have formed a protective ring around the 18-year-old. They say they refuse to hand her over to the police as they say her "evil" father deserved to die.
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