Connect with us


Gist

Taliban stones man to death over alleged adultery

Published

on

Taliban militants on Monday stoned to death a man on the grounds of having an extra-marital affair with a woman in Afghanistan’s Badakshan province, a local official said.

The district governor Mawlavi Ghulamullah disclosed to Xinhua that “The incident took place in a Taliban controlled area of Raghistan district”.

READ ALSO: 1 killed, 7 injured as cultists attack mourners in A’Ibom

He was however unable to disclose more information on the incident and the fate of the accused woman.

Taliban militants often met harsh punishments, including public execution, to alleged offenders in areas they controlled.

The group  is also yet to comment on the incident.

Ibukun Josephine Bankole was a Senior Associate at Naija News. A Mass Communication graduate, Ibukun is passionate about journalism especially in the areas of health and child related issues. She loves eating beans, singing, acting and giving motivational speeches. Ibukun is meticulous and has a positive approach to life. Contact me via twitter/Instagram @ibukunbankole_

Advertisement
Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *