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Teacher commits suicide, mother kills baby

5 Nov 2014 - 08:35
5 Nov 2014 - 08:35

MAHMOOD RAQI (Pajhwok): A schoolteacher has committed suicide in the Kohistan-1 district of central Kapisa province, an official said on Wednesday.

The 35 years old female teacher was found dead in her home in Mullah Khail area late on Tuesday, district chief Abdul Fatah Shafiq told Pajhwok Afghan News.

The nature of the incident was yet to be ascertained but police have launched investigation. An individual has been arrested in connection with the incident.

According to another report, a woman killed her newborn daughter in northern Takhar province. Police spokesman Maj. Khalilullah Asir said the baby was killed hours after her birth in the Khwaja Hafiz area of Yangi Qala district.

Asir said: “The baby was born 40 days after the woman’s marriage. The woman claimed the child was from her husband whom she met before marriage. But her husband denied the claim.”

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