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Oath taken on Koran

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Friday 18 August 1939, The Sydney Morning Herald

ARMIDALE, Thursday.

Lacca Khan, a storekeeper, of Rockvale, took the oath on the Koran in Armidale Court of Petty Sessions to-day. The Koran was wrapped in a silk handkerchief. He kissed it, touched his forehead with it, and bowed to it. He took an oath binding him to tell the truth.

Khan was giving evidence against Ernest Andrew Smith. 21, who was charged with having broken and entered Khan’s store on July 27, and stolen goods valued at 5/6. The charge was subsequently reduced to stealing, and Smith was released on a bond of £5.

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September 5, 2010 at 8:07 pm

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