A British citizen who was supplying alcoholic drinks in Afghanistan was sentenced to 5.4 years jail period, Afghanistan supreme court has confirmed.

According to Ahmad Fahim Qawim, a spokesperson for the Supreme Court of Afghanistan, the special court of counter narcotics has announced 5.4 years prison for a British national who used to supply alcoholic drinks in Kabul and was detained several weeks ago.

The criminal is suspect of selling over 1,200 liters of alcoholic drinks in Afghanistan.

This comes as supplying and drinking of alcoholic drinks are banned in Afghanistan and is regarded against the Islamic Sharia law, however, it is being traded in the black market in large volumes.

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