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Senior Mafia leader Habib Istalif executed

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Khaama Press
Khaama Press
Khaama Press is a Kabul-based independent and non-political news organization established in 2010.

Habib-Istalif-head-of-Mafia-group-in-AfghanistanThe senior Mafia leader Habib Istalif was executed in Kabul prison on Wednesday, security officials said.

Kabul police chief, Gen. Zahir Zahir said Istalif was executed along with five perpetrators of Paghman gang rape inside the Pul-e-Charkhi prison.

Former President Hamid Karzai signed off on death penalty for Istalif on late last month.

Istalif was found guilty of major kidnappings, murder, armed robberies including robbery of $3 million World Bank money and other major criminal activities.

Istalif was arrested by Afghan police forces in capital Kabul earlier in October last year while he was plotting to arrest a businessman in Kabul.

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