Horrific violence against child bride sends shock waves across Afghanistan

by Khaama Press, 20 December 2017. 

New distressing reports have emerged regarding the violence against a child bride in Afghanistan sending shocking across the country as violence against women remain a critical issue in various remote parts of Afghanistan.
The child bride, Gul Hazar, who is now believed to be only 12-years-old disclosed the miseries she has faced since she got married.
Gul Hazar says she has faced various types of tortures from her in-laws family members who have on certain occassions attempted to murder her.
According to Gul Hazar, she was sent to the mountains by her father-in-law to collect fire wood and in return she was receiving the remaining foods of the dog of the family.
She disclosed the miseries she faced after she was brought to Feroz Koh city, the provincial capital of Ghor province.
The signs of brutal torture can clearly be seen on the body parts of Gul Hazar including her hands with her close relatives saying up to 150 torture signs can be seen on her body.
A relative of the child Sakhidad says the in-laws of Gul Hazar have even tortured the girl sexually and on some occassions the father-in-law and mother-in-law of the girl have inserted sticks in her vagina.
The doctors in Feroz Koh city have confirmed the girl has suffered tremendously from tortures which cannot be described in words.
In the meantime, the security officials in Ghor province are saying that the husband, father-in-law, and mtoher-in-law of the girl have been arrested.
The acting police chief of Dolina district Bismiallah Sediqi confirmed that the in-laws of the child have been arested an investigation is underway from the detainees who have been shifted to Feroz Koh city.