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Woman among 9 publicly punished in Zabul

Woman among 9 publicly punished in Zabul

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18 Sep 2023 - 14:49
Woman among 9 publicly punished in Zabul
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18 Sep 2023 - 14:49

ATLANTA (Pajhwok): The Supreme Court says nine people, including a woman, have been publicly punished in southern Zabul province.

In a statement, the apex court said the nine individuals had been punished on charges of theft, illicit relations and illegal marriage by the urban court on Saturday.

The punishments were carried out in the presence of Sheikh Maulvi Naqibullah Akhundzada, head of the Zabul appellant court, Maulvi Fazal Rahman Fazli, the urban court chief.

All judicial and administrative staff of the appellant and urban courts and many visitors were also present on the occasion.

The head of the appellant court talked in detail about the importance of punishing criminals publicly in the Islamic system and reforming society.

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