Kabul (Afghanistan): Another surprising piece of information has emerged from Afghanistan the place the Afghan Taliban has been holding sway since capturing Kabul in August 2021.
According to a report by information company AP, 9 men had been handed public lashings by the Taliban administration in southern Afghanistan on Tuesday as punishment for various crimes.
The lashings had been the latest instance of harsh insurance policies impressed by Islamic regulation or Sharia imposed by the Taliban after they captured Kabul and began controlling most of Afghanistan following the withdrawal of NATO forces led by the US in August 2021.
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Haji Zaid, a spokesman for the governor’s workplace in southern Kandahar province, stated in a tweet that the lashings befell on the sports activities stadium in town of Kandahar, the provincial capital.
Each man was lashed between 35 and 39 occasions in entrance of Taliban officers, non secular clerics, elders, and native individuals, he stated.
Zaid’s tweet didn’t elaborate on the crimes the 9 had been accused of or present different particulars. Zaid and different Taliban officers in Kandahar couldn’t instantly be reached for extra remark.
Last month, the Taliban executed an Afghan convicted of killing one other man, the primary public execution because the former insurgents returned to energy. The execution was carried out with an assault rifle by the sufferer’s father in western Farah province as lots of of spectators and plenty of prime Taliban officers watched.