Young couple killed over ‘sexual relationship’
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): A man and woman have been killed by unknown gunmen in Khwaja Sabzposh district of northern Faryab province, an official said on Saturday.
Abdullah Masoomi, the Khawaja Sabzposh district chief, told Pajhwok Afghan News the slain couple had been a relationship and they were killed while sleeping together in a bed.
Masoomi identified the man as Azizullah aged 23, but did not name the 21-year-old woman. The official said the woman had been missing for two weeks and therefore her husband had divorced her. The two might have been be killed by the woman’s relatives, he suspected.
Police in Faryab refused giving details of the incident but said they had launched an investigation and the result would be shared with the media.
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