Rapist-killer detained in Herat
HERAT CITY (PAN): A man was detained by police on the charge of raping and killing a two-year-old girl in the western province of Herat, officials said on Sunday.
The 22-year-old raped killed the girl after raping her late on Saturday in the Chinari area of Oba district, the police spokesman, Col. Abdul Rauf Ahmadi, told Pajhwok Afghan News.
Ismatullah Danishyar, the district chief, said the victim’s body had been concealed in a bag of grass. Area people informed police who arrested the man.
Up to 25 child abuse cases were registered last year in the province, said an official of the Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission, Rahima.
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