PAN, August 16, 2014
Herat man stones wife to death
A villager stoned his wife to death publicly before trying to escape
By Storai Karimi
A man stoned his wife to death on Saturday in the western Herat province for having an alleged extramarital affair, an official said.
Col. Abdul Rauf Ahmadi, spokesman for the provincial police, told Pajhwok Afghan News the incident took place this noon in the Nawak area of Kohistan district.
“A villager stoned his wife to death publicly before trying to escape but police caught him,” he said, adding the killer had confessed to his crime.
The spokesman said investigations into the matter were underway.
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