No less than 12 folks have been flogged by the Taliban in Afghanistan this week in a soccer stadium for committing “ethical crimes”, it was reported. The civilians included three girls who have been flogged in entrance of a whole bunch of onlookers contained in the stadium in Afghanistan’s Logar, Impartial reported.
They have been held responsible for adultery, theft and gay intercourse which has been deemed punishable underneath Sharia regulation. The three girls have been freed and allowed to go dwelling after receiving their punishment, the Taliban spokesperson Omar Mansoor Mujahid informed BBC.
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The Taliban lashed the women and men with round 21-39 strikes every. An unverified photograph of the stadium the place the flogging came about was shared by journalist Habib Khan. It confirmed a big crowd of a whole bunch of individuals with some even standing on the boundary partitions.
“This crowd has gathered in a stadium in Afghanistan’s Logar province, not for a sport however to observe public execution by the Taliban. Stadiums beforehand dwelling to sports activities occasions are actually used for hanging, capturing, stoning, amputation, and flogging by the Taliban,” Habib Khan tweeted.
That is the second such incident of punishment by the Taliban this month. Earlier, Afghanistan’s Supreme Court docket mentioned 19 folks in northeastern Afghanistan have been lashed for adultery, theft and operating away from dwelling.