NANGARHAR: A unique punishment has been given to a thief in Jalalabad, the capital city of Nangarhar province in Afghanistan, by the Taliban.
According to Afghan media, the Taliban arrested a man in Jalalabad for stealing two tires. It should be noted that the provincial administration of Nangarhar has not yet commented on the matter regarding punishment to thief.
On September 6, Interior Minister Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed had welcomed Taliban’s desire to become part of multi billion dollars China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project.
Talking to the media persons in Islamabad, he had said the CPEC was the jugular vein of Pakistan, and the friendship between Pakistan and China was higher than the Himalayas.
Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed had said that those who perpetrated recent suicide attacks in Gwadar and Mastung had come from Afghanistan. He had said the Afghans Taliban had assured that they would not allow their land to be used against Pakistan.
He had said Pakistan desired peace and stability in Afghanistan. He had said progress of Pakistan and Afghanistan was interlinked.
Meanwhile, the Taliban had said that the preparations for the new government under Islamic Emirates of Afghanistan were complete and the government would soon be announced.
Taliban Spokesperson Zabihullah Mujahid had said preparations for the government’s announcement were complete and only technical work remained. “We ourselves want to see this happen soon and we are waiting. The government will be announced in the next few days,” he had tweeted without announcing the exact date or day.
He had said that China, Russia, Qatar, Turkey, Iran and Pakistan were invited to attend the ceremony related to announcement of the new government.
Zabihullah Mujahid had said the Taliban saw China’s support as a positive step and expected China to recognise the new government.