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Young man kills father in Mazar-i-Sharif

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Young man kills father in Mazar-i-Sharif

Mar 27, 2017 - 17:22

MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): Police have arrested a young man for allegedly killing his father in the capital of northern Balkh province, an official said Monday.

Provincial deputy police chief, Brig. Gen. Abdul Razaq Qaderi, told Pajhwok Afghan News the accused was aided by his mother in killing the father.

He said the incident took place on the outskirts of Mazar-i-Sharif and the accused was arrested late on Sunday.

The detainee had confessed to stabbing his father to death as part of a dispute over domestic violence, Qaderi added.

He said the accused had also confessed to his mother’s role in the murder. Police were investigating the case.



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