• publish: 15 October 2021
  • time: 9:58 pm
  • category: Security&Crime
  • No: 19269
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Taliban in Takhar flogged three in public on charges of sodomy

Local sources from northern Takhar province say that Taliban officials have flogged three youngsters in public on charges of sodomy.

A local source in northern Takhar province confirmed to Raha News Agency correspondent on Friday that Taliban fighters flogged three youngsters in public on charges of sodomy here on Friday.

The Taliban intelligence agents had earlier arrested these people while committing acts of sodomy, according to the source.

Taliban has neither confirmed nor denied the move.  

According to a new decision by the Taliban cabinet council, since now on the punishment of criminals shall not be made in public, unless the courts decide otherwise, Zabihullah Mujahid a spokesman for Taliban said on Thursday.

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