Judge sentences 11 Afghan police over lynching of woman in Kabul

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  • Tuesday, 19 May 2015

KABUL (Reuters) - An Afghan judge sentenced 11 police on Tuesday to one year in jail for failing to prevent the mob killing of a woman in Kabul who was accused of burning a Koran.

Judge Safiullah Mujadidi freed eight other officers accused of failure to carry out their duty for lack of evidence.

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