Could the Quranic injunction of severing a thief's hand be interepreted metaphorically?

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Could the Quranic injunction of severing a thief's hand be interepreted metaphorically as imprisonment? Answers by Hazrat Mirza Tahir Ahmad (ra) Khalifatul Masih IV (Fourth Successor of the worldwide Ahmadiyya Muslim Community. For more information please visit; http://www.alislam.org For Friday Sermons Archive please visit: http://www.fridaysermon.org For Al Islam Media Library please visit: http://www.alislam.org/v/