An Afghan lawmaker and his security guards have brutally beaten a local trader in Kabul city.

The Lower House Lawmaker, Amir Gul Shaheen and his security guards reportedly beat the trader in Nadir Pashtun commercial area of Kabul.

A video of the incident has gone viral on social media and has sparked furor among the people with majority condemning the brutal beating of the trader by MP Shaheen and his guards.

The incident reportedly erupted following a brawl over a business deal.

Meanwhile, MP Shaheen has claimed that his security guards acted in his defense following the brawl which turned violent.

This comes as numerous videos have gone viral on social media during the recent months which purportedly show the beating of the residents of the country by officials and security personnel.


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