A man and woman have been publicly whipped by and disgraced by Taliban Militants for getting married without their parents approval and eloping from Afghanistan’s northern Faryab province.
The couple were brought back with the intervention of elders after they fled the province of Ghor in western Afghanistan after their marriage
“The incident happened in the Bandar area of Kohistanat district, an area under the control of Taliban,”provincial police spokesman Karim Yurish told dpa.
“On Monday afternoon, Taliban militants lashed them in a public trial,” the spokesman added.
So-called desert courts or public trials,by the Islamist insurgent group have become increasingly common in areas under the militants’ control, as the Taliban expand their territory and influence.
According to U.S. and Afghan officials, the Taliban’s control or influence, spans around 13 per cent of the country.
On February 14th, news had it that these Talibans stoned a couple to death for adultery charges