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Woman among 3 killed in Parwan, Samangan violence


Woman among 3 killed in Parwan, Samangan violence

Nov 12, 2017 - 12:14

CHARIKAR/AIBAK (Pajhwok): A man accused of illicit relationship with a girl has shot dead her two brothers in central Parwan province while another woman has been killed in northern Samangan province, officials said on Sunday.

Mohammad Masoom Farzai, administrative chief of Jabal Seraj District, said the Parwan incident happened in Tajikan area on Saturday night.

He said the accused man who had illegal relation with a girl forced his way into her house and gunned down her two brothers. The assailant managed to flee the area.

Police arrested the girl and the murderer’s father. The girl confessed she had relation with the man.

In Samangan, a 23-year-old young woman was strangled to death in Kachi Monghar village of Hazrat Sultan district, police spokesman Monir Rahimi said.

Family violence was said to be a reason behind the murder. The slain woman husband, mother-in-law, and husband’s uncle had been arrested by police.

Provincial hospital official, Dr. Moqbil Azizi said the woman body had been brought to the hospital with signs of rope around her neck.