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2 ALP officials sentenced to 18 years in prison

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2 ALP officials sentenced to 18 years in prison

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Jun 22, 2016 - 17:07

JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Two Afghan Local Police (ALP) officials were sentenced to 18 yearsin jail due to misuse of authority and killing of an individual in eastern Nangarhar province.

A statement from the governor’s office said on Wednesday the punishment was handed down by the primary court as a result of an open trial.

Each of the two accused from Khogyani district was sentenced to 18 years in jail after their confessions, according to the statement.

After hearing arguments, the judge announced his verdict. But the decision is not final and the accused could challenge it in a higher court.

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