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Badakhshan woman sentenced to death (video)

Badakhshan woman sentenced to death (video)

Apr 09, 2013 - 11:30

KUNDUZ CITY (PAN): A woman was sentenced to death by the appellant court on the charge of killing husband in the northeastern province of Badakhshan, officials said on Monday.

Bibi Mashriqa was handed the capital punishment by the primary court, a verdict upheld by the appellant court, an official of the Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission said.

Mujibur Rahman told Pajhwok Afghan News the 22 years old, a mother of six children, had been accused of poisoning and burning her spouse Fida Mohammad in January in Tagab district.

By: Ajmal Kakar and Obaidullah Hussam


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