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11 Afghan Policemen Sentenced to Year in Prison for Mob Killing

A court in Kabul has sentenced 11 police officers, including a district police chief, to one year jail terms Tuesday while setting eight others free over the deadly mob beating of a woman in Kabul earlier this year. The judge found the 11 officers guilty of neglecting their duty to protect 27-year-old Farkhunda from the brutal March 19 attack that was sparked by false accusations she desecrated the Muslim holy book, the Quran.  Cell phone video showed people beating her with...

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