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Alleged killer of 2 children awarded death penalty

Alleged killer of 2 children awarded death penalty

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Jan 10, 2017 - 11:34

JALALABAD (Pajhwok): The appellant court in eastern Nangarhar province on Tuesday announced sentencing the alleged killer of two children from Surkhrod district to death.

A statement from the court said it conducted the hearing on Monday in Jalalabad, the provincial capital. Judge Abdul Wali Qazizada awarded death sentence to the murders of the children.

The death penalty was awarded in line with Article 395 of the criminal law five months after the innocent minors were slaughtered in Shamshabor locality.

Days after the appalling incident, police captured the killer named Khyber. Resident of the locality expressed happiness with the death sentence and stressed implementation of the verdict.

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