Afghan Biographies

Karimi, Mrs. Marhaba


Name Karimi, Mrs. Marhaba
Ethnic backgr. Pashtun
Date of birth
Function/Grade Former Head of Women Affairs Department in Kunar
History and Biodata

3. Biodata
Marhaba Karimi, is the Former Head of Women Affairs Department in Kunar and was sentenced to death on charges of murder, killing her daughter-in-law. She stands now trial at the urban appellate court in Kunar province (20100301). Marhaba Karimi and her husband Ghulam Ghaus were both handed death sentences after a four-hour trial into the brutal killing two months ago, said a judge in the eastern province of Kunar. Marhaba Karimi, the female provincial candidate in Kunar in 2009 election, has been disqualified for failing to resign from her government position as Director of the Kunar Office of the Ministry of Women’s Affairs.

Last Modified 2011-04-18
Established 2010-04-01