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Afghanistan: Taliban authorities flog nine people in public
Afghanistan
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Afghanistan: Taliban authorities flog nine people in public

| @indiablooms | 17 Jan 2023, 07:03 pm

Kabul: The Taliban authorities of Afghanistan recently flogged in public nine people who were allegedly accused of committing “adultery and theft” in Kandahar.

Kandahar province’s court of appeals announced in a press release on Monday that nine individuals allegedly accused of committing adultery and theft have been lashed in public. The Taliban authorities have not provided further clarifications in this regard, reports Khaama Press.

Meanwhile, sources told the news agency that the Taliban authorities have lashed a man and woman in front of a huge crowd in Badakhshan province, accused of having extramarital affairs.

Public punishment which includes flogging, stoning, and public execution has been widely exercised by the Taliban authorities across the country since the time they took control over Afghanistan in 2021.

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