Scenes of amputation by criminal Taliban in Kabul April 24, 1998
Taliban amputated the right hand of a man for theft in Kabul (RAWA photo)
Picking up one of the hands by the little finger, a militiaman raised it in the air and told the crowd: "This is the cut hand of a thief, the Shariat [Muslim law] punishment for any of you caught stealing."
Report of amputation
Talat Khan, a young Afghan convicted for theft, whose right hand and left foot were amputated on the orders of the Islamic court established by the Taliban in Lashkargah (Helmand province).
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