Taliban takes captive two tribal elders for refusing to pay islamic tax

The Taliban militants take captive two tribal elders in Ghazni province after they refuse to pay the Islamic Taxation (Ushur and Zakat), local officials said Thursday.

The incident has occurred in Khawaja Omari district of Ghazni province about three days ago.

Head of the district local council, Besmillah Sharifi, said Taliban asked them in multiple occasions to pay the money for “Ushur and Zakat”, but they refused to do so.

Finally, the insurgents have kidnapped them from their houses and still keeping them as captives, according to Mr. Sharifi.

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