Murderer sentenced to death in Nangarhar

| 10 January 2017, 15:18

Nangarhar province appeal court confirmed the death penalty of a murderer who had killed his two children. 

All members of the appeal court endorsed the execution of this individual, and he was sentenced to execution based on article 395 of Penalty Code of Afghanistan, Director of the appeal court said. 

The Penalty Code of Afghanistan foresees execution for intentional manslaughter of any kind. 

In press release, Nanagarhar Appeal Court announced that the murderer beheaded his two kids in Sorkhrod district of the province with knife two months ago. 

The police arrested the crime committer few days after the incident. 

Local residents welcomed the decision of the appeal court and asked for the execution of the murder to be carried.