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Herat man arrested for stabbing wife to death

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Herat man arrested for stabbing wife to death

Sep 16, 2017 - 11:24

HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): A man stabbed his young wife to death due to a family dispute in western Herat province, officials said on Saturday.

Police spokesman Abdul Ahad Walizada said the man killed his 20 year-old wife with a knife in the Jakan area of the 6th police district of Herat City on Friday night.

He told Pajhwok Afghan News the accused had been arrested by police. According to the police spokesman, the uxoricide resulted from a family dispute.

Meanwhile, Mohammad Rafiq Sherzai, spokesman for the local hospital, said the woman was brought to the hospital in injured condition.

After half an hour, however, she succumbed to her wounds. He added the woman, a mother of two children, had been stabbed in her neck.



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