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Man stabs spouse, father-in-law to death in Herat City

Man stabs spouse, father-in-law to death in Herat City

Sep 16, 2015 - 18:48

HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): A man in western Herat City has killed his wife and father-in-law and critically wounded his mother-in-law, an official said on Wednesday.

Mohammad Rafiq Sherzai, provincial hospital spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan News the incident took place around 8:00am in Jada-i-Abresham locality of the 9th police district.

Sherzai said they had received the dead and wounded.The autopsyshowed a girl and her father were killed as a result of stabbing. Initial investigations suggest the incident happened due to a family disputes.

Security officials could not be reached for any comments. According to local officials, since the beginning of the year, nearly 20 womeninfo-icon have been killed in the province.





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