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The Preliminary Court of Kabul's Zone 4 sentenced to death a woman for colluding with her lover to murder her husband of 16 years.
The head of the court said that evidence shows the the woman, who served as a high school principal, killed her husband on the night of the Islamic religious holiday of Eid-ul-Fitr.
Fifty percent of the total violence in Afghanistan occurs only in 17 districts in southern and eastern districts and some parts of Kabul, Isaf Deputy Operational Commander Adam Findlay said Wednesday.
Speaking at a press conference in Kabul, he acknowledged that violence has been intense in several parts of the country but added that the insurgents have lost the ability to face Afghan security forces. He reiterated continued Isaf support to ANSF.
Impunity of high-ranking government officials is the main reason behind violation of the Constitution, head of the Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission Sima Samar said Wednesday.
Speaking to the media on Wednesday, Samar accused high-ranking government officials of violating the Constitution and emphasized that anyone who violates the laws should be prosecuted.