Iran says to address Afghan girl’s murder out of turn
Tehran, Iran, Apr. 19
By Mehdi Sepahvand - Trend:
The case of the murder of an Afghan girl in Iran will be addressed out of turn, says local governor Mohsen Khansari.
Citing high respect for the Afghans living in Iran, the official said Iran provides all sorts of social services for them, IRINN TV reported Apr. 19.
A few days ago, a 17-year-old Iranian boy kidnapped an Afghan girl, Setayesh Qoreishi, and horribly murdered the girl after raping her.
The murderer was soon arrested by the police and confessed to his heinous crime.
Meanwhile, the deputy head of Iran's Judiciary for social affairs, Mohammad Baqer Olfat said he will pursue the case of the murder of the six-year-old Afghan girl.
Preventive measures should be put top on the agenda at the provincial branches of the Judiciary to reduce the chances of such bitter happenings, he stressed.