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Afghannews.com.af, January 14, 2016

Badghis Taliban execute man in public on adultery charges

This is not the first time a man is being executed by the order of a Taliban desert court but the group kills dozens of people on similar charges every year

Man executed publicly in Badghis
Man executed publicly in Badghis. (Photo: Afghannews.com.af)

Taliban have publically executed a man on adultery charges in northwestern Badghis province. The incident took place in Nakhjiristan area of Qadis District earlier this week after reportedly a Taliban desert-court announced the punishment to Abdul Ahad, the man killed.

Mirza Ali, Governor of Qadis while confirming the incident said that Abdul Ahad was shot dead by Taliban two days before. He added that security agencies have launched an investigation into the incident.

This is not the first time a man is being executed by the order of a Taliban desert court but the group kills dozens of people on similar charges every year.

Category: Taliban/ISIS/Terrorism, HR Violations - Views: 3457