Police officer’s wife commits suicide in Jawzjan
SHIBERGHAN (Pajhwok): The wife of a police officer has committed suicide and her spouse has been arrested in connection with the incident in northern Jawzjan province, an official said on Saturday.
Provincial crime investigation chief Col. Abdul Rauf Raufi told Pajhwok Afghan News the 22-years-old shot herself this morning using her husband’s gun, but the reason behind the extreme step was not immediately known.
The police officer, husband of the slain woman, has been arrested and referred to the attorneys.
Maghfirat Samimi, Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission head for Jawzjan, Sar-i-Pul and Faryab provinces, said the incident might be a result of domestic violence.
She said six women were killed and another 10 hanged themselves to death in the three provinces last year.
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