The Ministry of Interior (MoI) urged the judiciary institutions to award capital punishment for the perpetrators involved in the brutal murder of a 14-year-old boy who was kidnapped by a group in capital Kabul.
Gen. Abdul Rahman Rahman, senior deputy minister for security, told reporters that the security forces have arrested at least 10 suspects in connection to the brutal killing of Abasin.
He was speaking during a news briefing in capital Kabul to provide updates regarding the security situation of the country.
According to Gen. Rahman, the suspects are currently in custody of the security forces to undergo investigations process and will be introduced to the judiciary institutions to face trial for their horrific crime.
Gen. Shaheem further added that the security institutions will respect the verdict by judiciary institutions but urged to award death penalty to the perpetrators for their crime which shocked the country.
Meanwhile, Faizullah Zaki, deputy to national security council internal affairs, told reporters that the brutal murder case of Abasin will be closely monitored from the start till the perpetrators are sentenced for their horrific crime.
This comes as the National Directorate of Security said the Afghan intelligence operatives have arrested a group of 5 kidnappers involved in the brutal murder of Abasin.
The brutal murder of Abasin sparked anger among the Afghan people amid concerns that kidnap for ransom cases have increased during the recent months.
According to reports, the kidnappers had initially cut a finger of Abasin and demanded one hundred thousand US Dollars for his release.