District Governor to Wakhan is Suspended Over the Alleged Sexual Abuse

Independent Directorate of Local Governance IDLG is inspecting a case in which a female tourist allegedly being abused by Abdul Maruf Khairkhah district governor to Wakhan.

IDLG administrations took the allegations of female tourist complaint extremely seriously and recognizes the impact of such incident can be a legal matter. The claim is considered immediately upon IDLG made aware of it and in the first instance has suspended Mr. Khairkhah from his position.

Furthermore, provincial office spokesperson Mr. Nazari said that, an Australian female tourist visited the district and after the incident submitted the complaint letter to the border police forces.

IDLG ordered that, Mr. Khairkhah suspended until the delegation brings out the findings of its investigations.