The two Buddhists would likely have faced jail under Indonesian nation law.'We live in Aceh, so we have to obey the regulation in our region,' Alem told AFP shortly after being caned.
A Muslim was also lashed seven times for betting on cockfights Friday, while another man accused of abusing three teenagers was lashed 112 times.
The law also set out punishment for sex crimes, unmarried people engaging in displays of affection, people caught found guilty of adultery and underage sex.
Religious police in Aceh have been known to target Muslim women without head scarves or those wearing tight clothes, and people drinking alcohol or gambling.
A woman received 100 lashes for having without being married while a man was caned nine times for gambling in Banda Aceh.