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Three witnesses killed in Takhar after court appearance

Three Witnesses Killed in Takhar After Court Appearance

TALOQAN – Unknown gunmen shot and killed three people including a woman on Wednesday evening in Takhar province, police said Thursday.
According to the statement by police, a 22-year-old woman and two men aged 23 and 30 were killed in Shingan village of Farkhar district.
Aser, spokesperson for Takhar police, said that the victims had appeared in court as witnesses in a criminal case and were gunned down after leaving court.
Police have started investigations into the incident, Aser said.
In Afghanistan, powerful people have been using force and violence to pressurize police stations, courts and even witnesses and judges to divert decisions in their favor.
(Sahar News)

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