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Paghman gang rape: Appeal court proceedings begin

Paghman gang rape: Appeal court proceedings begin

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Sep 15, 2014 - 10:58

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): A court of appeal on Monday began an open trial of seven convicts in the Paghman gang rape case, an official said.

The men had been accused of looting passengers and sexually assaulting four womeninfo-icon after intercepting vehicles on the main road in Paghman.

The Attorney General Office (AGO) had said that 10 people were involved in the rape case and seven of them had been arrested so far.

Azizullah, Mustafa, Nazar Mohammad, Samiullah, Qaisullah, Safiullah and Jamil were subsequently handed death sentences by the primary court.

The court of appeal launched proceedings in the case at 10am in Kabul, where a number of relatives the affected, civil societyinfo-icon activists and media representatives were present.

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