Kidnappers kill 11-year-old Afghan kid in Herat province
By Meena Haseeb - 31 Jan 2013, 1:00 pm
A local security official speaking on the condition of anonymity said the kid was kidnapped two months back and his dead body was found on Wednesday night at Khesh-e-Pushtan area in Enjil district.
Ali Sina, the 11-year-old Afghan kid belonged to a rich family and one of the prominent merchants of western Herat province.
The security source also added that kidnappers had taken enough money from the family of the kid during the past two months.
He said Afghan security forces have arrested two suspected women in connection the kidnapping case and are under the investigation.
This comes as kidnapping cases have dramatically increased across the country specifically in western provinces of Afghanistan which has created tensions among the local residents.
Afghan kids are also smuggled outside of the country besides kidnapping for ransom.