If I am entitled to my opinion, then its simple. " If you can't do the time, do'nt do the crime". All this hue and cry or begging for pardon are uncalled for.
What she did was a mental disorder and not jihad or any thing to do with religion. Country is full of such characters, who believe that death and not life is the only way to Jannah. When poverty takes over, it produces only criminals or jihadees.