AFGHANISTAN. FOUR MEN SENTENCED TO DEATH FOR ARMED ROBBERY AND MURDER
May 21, 2005: it was reported that the Afghan court responsible for crimes against national and external security sentenced four men to death on charges of involvement in an armed robbery and for the murder of two people in the Dehsabz District of Kabul Province.
According to the eye witnesses, confessions by the suspects and other documents, it was revealed that the suspects had robbed 25,000 dollars, 500,000 afghani and some jewelry from a house in the mentioned district. They also opened fire on three residents of the house as a result of which two were killed and one was wounded. (Source: Afghanistan Television, via BBC Monitoring South Asia, 21/05/2005)