Who was Banu Negar? Wiki, Biography, Age, Afghan Pregnant Police Officer, Husband, Children, Shot & Killed By Taliban

Banu Negar
Banu Negar

Banu Negar Biography – Wiki

Banu Negar was an Afghan police officer, Taliban militants shot and killed a pregnant police officer in front of her children and her husband, the BBC reports.

The woman, identified as Banu Negar by local media, was killed in front of her family members outside her family’s home in the city of Firozkah.

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Banu Negar’s age is unknown.

Shot & Killed By Taliban in Front Of Her Husband and Children

Taliban militants shot and killed a pregnant police officer in front of her children and her husband, the BBC reports.

The woman, identified as Banu Negar by local media, was killed in front of her family members outside her family’s home in the city of Firozkah.

The Taliban denied any involvement in Negar’s death and said they are investigating the incident, the BBC reported.

“We are aware of the incident and I am confirming that the Taliban have not killed her, our investigation is ongoing,” spokesman Zabiullah Mujahid told the outlet.

He blamed the killing on “personal enmity or something else,” adding that the Taliban announced that they would grant amnesty to employees of the former US-backed government.

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The BBC cites three sources who confirmed that the Taliban beat and shot Negar. Relatives provided graphic images showing “blood splattered on a wall in the corner of a room and a body, with a very disfigured face,” she wrote.

Relatives said that she worked at the local prison and was eight months pregnant.

Although the Taliban have promised a more open and inclusive government than when they last ruled the country more than 20 years ago, many remain skeptical.
On Saturday, Taliban fighters abruptly ended an Afghan women’s march after its members began firing into the air.

The march began peacefully in the Afghan capital, Kabul when protesters first went to the country’s Defense Ministry to pay tribute to the soldiers who died fighting the Taliban.

In August, Taliban fighters vowed to respect “women’s rights”, despite their horrible record of granting women and girls basic freedoms.

Taliban spokesman Mujahid told reporters that the insurgents would respect women’s rights, within strict Sharia law. The militants urged the women to return to school and work, and another Taliban spokesperson gave a televised interview to a journalist.

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