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Imprisonment of Two Military Officials to 15 and 4 years in jail

Kabul D4 Primary Court publicly sentenced Sergeant Ghulam Sediq, employee of Kabul Police Headquarters, Regional Control of Shakardarah District, and Sergeant Sayed Iqbal, employee of Kabul Traffic.      

The court sentenced Ghulam Sediq to 15 years’ imprisonment according to the article 396 of the Penal Code for the charge of violating weapon rules, which resulted murder of a person.

Meanwhile, this court also sentenced Sergeant Sayed Iqbal former employee of Kabul Traffic Directorate to four years’ imprisonment according to the article 34, section 2 of the Military Criminal Code, for the charge of violating traffic rules which resulted murder of a person.  

The court sentenced both of the accused in presence of media and the plaintiffs.

Mr. Osman Rasikh, Director of the mentioned court said, “this is not the final verdict, and the accused can appeal”.