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Civil Society Activists Demand Gov’t, to Ensure Justice for Nadir Khan

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(Last Updated On: December 18, 2016)

1On Swapping of sisters, the civil society activists demanded the Government of Afghanistan and justice- Judicial departments to ensure justice for Nadir Khan the father two daughters whom were married forcibly in one night with one man in Shewa district of Nangarhar province.

Nadir Khan the father two sisters is in Kabul, saying if the Government of Afghanistan does not ensure the justice, he will burn himself in front of the Presidential palace here in Kabul.

The husband named Khudai Rahm who is one of the body guards of the former commander Gull Rahim at Nangarhar has swapped the first lady for having no virginity and brought her younger sister as his wife on the same night.

Nadir Khan said, “If the Government does not ensure justice, I will burn myself and my whole family members in front of Presidential palace, I prefer death but to live without dignity, I knocked several doors for help in 15 days in Nangarhar, but none heard my voice.”

Civil society activist said, “ none has yet to respond to Nadir Khan, I ask the Governor and security officials in Nangarhar, what were you sent for, what is your task?.”

Meanwhile the other civil society activist Hameeda Wardak accused Government and related departments for failing to review any cases.

She said, “Government of Afghanistan and justice-judicial departments have failed to review such cases but media were always there to reflect cases of violence throughout the country.”

Earlier the Governor spokesman Attaullah Khogyania had said, “Operation launched few people from the groom family members were arrested along with the Imam who did the matrimony of both sisters.”

Meanwhile the imam who signed the marriage contract said, “When I came to Haji Rasoul Dad house, I was told that Marwa daughter of Nadir khan who had signed marriage contract 3 years ago is no more wife the family, but the groom is willing to marry the second daughter of Nadir Khan Marhaba with satisfactory of both family members.”

The civil society activists have staged rally in front of Parliament demand the members of the both houses to exert pressures over the Government Nadir Khan case.

Reported by: Yousuf Rashid Yasa

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Unknown Gunmen Abduct Head of a Private TV in Nangarhar

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(Last Updated On: December 4, 2018)

Engineer Zalmay, the head of a private TV network has been kidnapped by unknown gunmen in Jalalabad city of Nangarhar, an official said on Tuesday.

Provincial governor spokesman Attaullah Khogyani told Ariana News that Engineer Zalmay, the Head of Enakas Radio and Television Network abducted in PD4 of Jalalabad city while he was on his way from office to home.

According to the official, the armed men have killed his driver after stopping his vehicle.

Mr. Zalmay was in charge of the National Radio and Television of Nangarhar, the state-run network, before the establishment of his private channel.

Nangarhar is among the volatile provinces in east of Afghanistan where both Taliban and Daesh insurgent groups are actively operating in a number of its districts.

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Afghan Forces Retake Kohistan District of Faryab Province

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(Last Updated On: August 25, 2018)

Afghan security forces have recaptured Kohistan district of Faryab province late on Friday, an official confirmed.

Mohammad Hanif Rezai, a spokesman for the 209th military corps said that at least 33 Taliban militants including two commanders of the group were killed and 13 others wounded during an operation which was conducted for recapturing of the district.

He added that the Afghan commando forces have destroyed several bases of the insurgents and seized a large number of weapons and ammunitions.

According to the official, forces from the NATO-led Resolute Support mission also assisted the Afghan forces during the operation.

Faryab is among the insecure provinces in northern Afghanistan where the Taliban militants are actively operating in a number of its districts and usually carrying out attacks against government forces.

Taliban has not made a comment about the report yet.

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Bomb Blast Targets Voter Registration Center in Jalalabad City

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(Last Updated On: April 29, 2018)

A bomb blast has reportedly targeted a voter registration center in the 4th Police District of Jalalabad, the capital city of the eastern Nangarhar province.

The voter registration center was established in a mosque in the area where many residential houses also located in.

“One policeman and seven civilians were wounded in the incident”, spokesperson of Nangarhar governor, Attaullah Khogyani told Ariana News.

According to the local official, the explosives had been placed in a Zarang type motorcycle and the vehicle exploded through a remote control instrument in the area.

He further noted that all the wounded people have already been transferred to the provincial hospital in Jalalabad City.

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