Taliban publicly flog man in Bamyan

BAMYAN, Afghanistan — The Taliban’s Supreme Court announced that a man in Bamyan has been publicly flogged for “drinking and possessing alcohol at home.”

According to a statement from the court, the individual received 39 lashes and was sentenced to two years in prison.

The Taliban did not provide details about the man’s identity.

Since seizing power, the Taliban have publicly flogged hundreds of individuals in various provinces for various offenses.