5 rapists, kidnapper to be executed in Afghanistan
08 October 2014, 10:13
Kabul - Six men including five rapists were due to be hanged Wednesday in Kabul, the Afghan attorney-general's office said.
A court sentenced five men to die for raping four women who were returning to Kabul from a wedding in Paghman district last month.
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Former president Hamid Karzai signed their sentences just before handing over the power to his successor Ashraf Ghani last week.
One other man was to be hanged for kidnapping, a spokesperson for the attorney general said.