Police and Thieves in Ishkashim: Local residents react to flaws and abuses

When a robber who had been detained by villagers in a remote district of Badakhshan escaped police custody overnight on Saturday, local residents blamed police connivance. Exasperated, they took to the streets, demanding the arrest of the runaway and the removal of the district chief of police and governor. Surprisingly, they won the day. Yet, … Continue reading Police and Thieves in Ishkashim: Local residents react to flaws and abuses