Pajhwok Services

Photo Service

SMS News Service

Pajhwok combines its expertise and experience in news reporting with a telecom firm and thus reach a wider audience in an 
effective way.

To subscribe: 
English News Update : Send 83 to 824
Dari News Update : Send 84 to 824
Pashto News Update : Send 85 to 824

Election Coverage

Special Mining Page

Afghan Peace Process Special Page

Media Release Service

Addvertise With Pajhwok

Daily Newsletter

Language
Sending Time (GMT / Kabul time)

Suggest a Story

Pajhwok is interested in your story suggestions. Please tell us your thoughts by clicking here.

Newly-wed Jawzjan girl kills herself

Newly-wed Jawzjan girl kills herself

By
On
Feb 08, 2013 - 00:41

SHIBERGHAN (PAN): A newly-wed woman allegedly hanged herself to death at her maternal home in northern Jawzjan province, where 26 girls died last year in violence-related incidents, officials said Thursday.

The 20-year-old was found dead in the morning in the Aqcha district, the down's administrative head, Asadullah Bahrami, told Pajhwok Afghan News. Her husband, who has a second wife, was taken into police custody as part of an investigation, he said.

An investigation team had reached the site to determine the cause behind the extreme step, police officer Col. Abdul Latif said.

Civil Hospital chief Dr. Mirwais Amini confirmed they had been delivered the body, but stopped short of giving details, pending to autopsy report.

Human rights official Maghfirat Samimi said it was another shocking incident.  So far 26 women have died over the last 10 months in incidents of violence against the folk. "We should look into the fact. If she is murdered, the killers should be brought to justice and punished," she said.

myn/ma

Tags: 


Download “Pajhwok” mobile App, on your smartphone to read and access latest news, features, interviews, videos and photos about Afghanistan.

   

Advertisement

Advertisement