June 23, 2024 17:23 (IST)
Follow us:
facebook-white sharing button
twitter-white sharing button
instagram-white sharing button
youtube-white sharing button
Shooting at a grocery store in USA leaves three people dead, 10 hurt | Sheikh Hasina, Narendra Modi engage in bilateral talks | As Chandrababu Naidu's new govt demolishes YSRCP office citing illegality, Jagan Reddy cries 'vendetta politics' | Centre notifies stringent anti-paper leak law amid exam mess, accused to face jail term, fine up to a crore | Maharashtra Congress chief Nana Patole alleges cracks on Atal Setu, BJP hits back
Afghanistan: Taliban publicly chops off hands of four people in Kandahar stadium

Afghanistan: Taliban publicly chops off hands of four people in Kandahar stadium

| @indiablooms | 18 Jan 2023, 08:58 am

Kandahar: Former Policy Advisor to Minister for Afghan Resettlement & Minister for Refugees in the UK, Shabnam Nasimi, has said the Taliban chopped off the hands of four people at a stadium in Kandahar region of Afghanistan recently.

She said the four people were accused of theft.

A large number of spectators were allegedly present in the stadium when the incident took place.

"The Taliban have reportedly cut off the hands of 4 people in a football stadium in Kandahar today, accused of theft, in front of spectators," she tweeted.

"People are being lashed, amputated & executed in Afghanistan, without fair trial and due process. This is a human rights violation," she said.

A total of nine people were flogged in the stadium.

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.

Support Our Journalism

We cannot do without you.. your contribution supports unbiased journalism

IBNS is not driven by any ism- not wokeism, not racism, not skewed secularism, not hyper right-wing or left liberal ideals, nor by any hardline religious beliefs or hyper nationalism. We want to serve you good old objective news, as they are. We do not judge or preach. We let people decide for themselves. We only try to present factual and well-sourced news.

Support objective journalism for a small contribution.