Suspects referred to judiciary in Farkhunda Killing case 


28 March,Kabul :After the brutally killing of  Farkhunda ,28 suspects have been arrested and their case has been referrred to Attorney General ‘s office for indictment and prosecution.In the meantime, spokesman for the Attorney General’s Office in a press conference on Saturday acknowledged receiving the files and said that they will proceed with the case in accordance with law.

  A woman beaten to death last week by a Kabul mob over false allegations she had burned a Quran — a vicious killing that shocked many Afghans and renewed calls for authorities to ensure women’s rights to equality and protection from violence.The cruel act also sparked demonstrations by thousands of ordinary civilians across the country calling “Justice for Farkhunda”.A fresh protest was jointly made by men and women civil society activists in restive Paktika province on Friday who called the act as “Inhuman” and sought severe punishment for the culprits.

The Oslo Times : Source ,Khamma Press

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