"Suspected Islamic militants have chopped off a Catholic professor's hand in Kerala for allegedly insulting Islam in an exam question paper.This just in from Greg Kandra blog The Deacon's Bench: Butchered: Muslim extremists cut off Catholic's hand - The Deacon's Bench
Professor T.J. Joseph was attacked on July 4 in while returning home from Sunday mass with his mother and sister, a Catholic nun.
Kochi inspector-general of police, B. Sandya, said that an Islamic extremist group is suspected of the crime and have arrested four people and impounded a vehicle.
She said the attackers used the vehicle to block Joseph's car before dragging the professor from his vehicle and chopping off his right hand. The attackers then threw the hand away before fleeing."