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Seven Afghan men sentenced to death for gang-gape

  • Seven Afghan men have been sentenced to death for the gang-rape of a group of women who were coming back from a wedding, as per media reports.

    According to the police, the armed men, some of whom were wearing police uniforms, forcibly stopped a convoy of vehicles carrying the women and their families in Paghman district in August. Four women were dragged out of the cars, raped, beaten, and robbed near the main road.

    Safihullah Mujadidi, the judge, convicted the accused of sexual assault and armed robbery before announcing the death sentence.

     

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