By: Rukhshana Media
Taliban publicly flogged 33 people, including 10 women over charges of robbery, wrong testament, forgery, adultery, and selling drugs in Parwan, Paktika, and Nangarhar provinces on Thursday, December 8, reports say.
According to the Taliban, they were lashed 19 to 39 times.
On Wednesday, December 7, the Taliban publicly executed Jajmir, a man accused of murder, for the first time since their takeover of Afghanistan in August 2021, in western Farah province, under “retributive execution”.
Taliban deputy chief minister Mullah Baradar, Taliban foreign minister Amir Khan Muttaqi, Taliban supreme court chief Abdul Hakim Haqqani, Taliban interior minister Sirajuddin Haqqani, Taliban justice minister Mawlawi Abdul Hakim Sharaee, Taliban minister of vice and virtue Mohammad Khalid Hanafi attended the public execution, according to Zabhihullah Mujahid.
According to the Bakhtar, the Taliban’s state-owned news agency, the Taliban interior minister Sirajuddin Haqqani gave 100,000 Afghanis to Tajmir’s family after his execution.
The public execution in Farah province sparked national and international condemnations, however, the Taliban spokesman, Zabihullah Mujahid called the remarks disrespectful to Muslims and their beliefs and “interference in the internal affairs” of countries.