Tolo News repots that, 22 years old Rahima who is mother of three children was taken to Herat’s Gynecology and obstetric Hospital in injured condition, after her husband attacked her.
“My husband is addicted and I have tough life with him” Rahima said
Rahima Explained: “My husband took my two daughters out and send them to his sister’s house and when my father in law left the home, my husband locked me in a room and wounded me”
Maryam, the Rahima’s mother says: the Husband treated Rahima: “Now I will cut that part of your body, that you won’t be able to show it to the doctors or police and also, you won’t be able to marry again”
Doctor Fariba Baha, working in Heart Hospital said that Rahima was brought to the hospital in critical condition but now she is feeling better.
Abdul Qadir Rahim from the Human Rights Commission in Herat province while condemning the action asked government for punishment for the culprit.
Security officials are searching the culprit in suspected areas, according to Herat’s Headquarter Police officers told.
Jowzjan Afghanistan; gang raped eight months pregnant women
Local official of Jawzjan a north province of Afghanistan reported that; a pregnant 17 years woman, a policeman’s wife has been gang-raped by a group of five men on last Monday in Sheberghan city.
Provincial police chief Faqir Mohammad Jawzjani said: two individuals have been arrested in connection to the gang rape of this woman and are in police custody for further investigation.
The relatives of the victim have said that the men had initially tortured her and a number of her teeth are broken after she was beaten, her jewelries stolen by the rapists, who tied hands and feet of her father.
Jawzjan civil hospital director Dr. Mohammad Haroon Elbegi confirmed medical test showed the woman had been raped. He said the victim had signs of torture on her head.
The victim called on the relevant security and judiciary institutions to take an immediate action in trying the perpetrators and warned that she would commit suicide if the authorities remained reckless.
Provincial human rights commission head Maghfirat Samimi called the incident as “shocking” and asked security officials to arrest the perpetrators and punish them. “Not punishing rapists is the main cause of increasing sexual assaults,” she added.
Deputy Governor Abdur Rahman Mahmodi said two of the suspects had been arrested and efforts to capture the rest were underway.
This kind of incidents involving rape of women and children has been rampant across the country specifically in Northern provinces.
At least four rape cases were reported in northern Jawzjan province last month, which also included an incident where a brother raped his teenager sister.