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Judge sacked for spray-painting graffiti artist …

March 9, 2010

This looks like another “only in America” headline:

“Judge sacked for spray-painting graffiti artist’s bottom as a punishment for tagging.

A JUDGE pray painted the buttocks of a teenage graffiti “tagger” in court as punishment for the damage he caused on public buildings.

Fernando Perez Hurtado, a civilian judge from San Juan Del Rio, Mexico, was dismissed for abusing his authority after he imposed the unusual punishment on the 13-year-old.

Police said the teenager, who has not been named, was caught tagging on walls of public buildings and homes throughout the suburbs of the town.

He was arrested and charged and faced court. The judge imposed the bizarre punishment instead of forcing his parents to pay a fine to pay for any future clean-up, it was reported locally.”

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