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Nimroz governor’s son kills QRF officer

Nimroz governor’s son kills QRF officer

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Aug 17, 2015 - 13:20

ZARANJ (Pajhwok): The son of the governor of western Nimroz province shot dead an officer of the Quick Response Force (QRF), the residents alleged but the governor vehemently denied the charge.

Ahmad, a resident of Nimroz, told Pajhwok Afghan News on Sunday the governor’s convoy was travelling to Char Barak district to monitor work on Kamal Khan dam when the vehicle of the Quick Response Force overtook the governor’s son car.

At that moment, Ahmad added, the governor’s son came out of the car and shot dead the officer for overtaking.

He said some of the officers who had brought the slain body to the hospital were blaming the governor’s son for the killing.

Hussain Bakhsh, a Quick Response Force officer, said Mohammad Arif son of the governor had first wounded Naworz Ali for overtaking but the official succumbed to injuries in the hospital.

Mohammad Yunus, the governor’s secretary, confirmed the officer had died following the clashes in the governor’s convoy but denied the governor’s son involvement.

“Some people who want to defame the governor want to blame his son. The governor’s son was there but he was not involved in the incident.”

He said investigations were ongoing and nobody had been detained so far.

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