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2 men arrested over different crimes in Ghazni

2 men arrested over different crimes in Ghazni

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Dec 20, 2016 - 15:40

GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): A man accused of killing her wife and an imaminfo-icon who allegedly sexually assaulted a child have been arrested by police in southern Ghazni province, an official said Tuesday.

Crime branch chief Ahmad Qahir Naseri told a press conference here the man who killed his wife was arrested in Tawhidabad area of the provincial capital.

He identified the alleged killer as Hamid who had been at large several days after killing his spouse. Police had been chasing him and arrested him on Monday.

The murder resulted from domestic violence and the accused had confessed to killing his wife, he said.

Ghazni deputy police chief, Asadullah Shujaee, who was also present at the press conference, said: “Hamid hit his wife with a cooking dish and stabbed her with a knife.”

However, Hamid said his wife had illicit relationship with some other men. “I informed her parents to advise her, but she did not correct herself and I had no option but to kill her,” he said.

Naseri told Pajhwok Afghan News an Imam who sexually assaulted his 11-year-old pupil had also been arrested.

The Imam committed the crime on Monday and was arrested in Ghaib Qalandar area of Ghazni city today.

“Six children were receiving primary educationinfo-icon from the Imam who sexually assaulted one of them and he had confessed to his crime,” he said. Naseri said the case has been referred to the court.

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