A feminine Afghan police officer who was a high-profile function mannequin for ladies within the war-torn nation is on the run in Kabul after she stated she was brutally assaulted by Taliban thugs.
Gulafroz Ebtekar, who rose by means of the ranks to turn into deputy chief of felony investigations, had been a visual face within the media, East2West Information reported.
However Ebtekar, who’s believed to be 34, informed Russian newspaper Moskovsky Komsomolets that she is now preventing for her life after being brutally crushed by the Islamist extremists, in line with East2West.
“I spent 5 nights on the gates of Kabul airport with out water or bread, in a rain of bullets and surrounded by the Taliban,” she stated. “I witnessed the demise of kids and girls.
“I despatched messages to the embassies of many nations to save lots of myself and my household, however all to no avail,” Ebtekar informed Moskovsky Komsomolets.
She stated she believed that American troops she encountered throughout the chaos in Kabul had been serving to her to fly overseas along with her boyfriend and family members.
“We obtained to the refugee camp the place the People had been stationed. When the American troopers had been already close to, I exhaled, I assumed we had been lastly protected. I converse a bit of English,” Ebtekar stated.
“I defined that it was not protected for us to stay in Kabul. They checked our paperwork. I had my ID, passport and police certificates with me,” she continued. “We had been requested: ‘The place do you need to go?’ I replied: ‘It doesn’t matter, to a protected nation the place there’s a likelihood we might survive.’
“They checked out me and answered fairly impudently, ‘OK,’ they usually requested one soldier to indicate us the way in which. I assumed they’d escort us to a aircraft or present safety,” Ebtekar recounted.
She claimed she was escorted out to a crowded avenue and ordered to go away at gunpoint, East2West reported.
“At that second, I didn’t need to reside anymore,” she stated. “I spotted that there was nothing human left in folks — nevertheless it was not protected to remain in Afghanistan.”
Ebtekar, who earned a grasp’s diploma at a prime police academy in Russia, additionally was declined by Moscow’s embassy — evidently not wishing to upset the Taliban and telling her it couldn’t intervene as a result of she didn’t have a Russian passport or residency.
When she later went dwelling, her mom informed her that the Taliban had come for her whereas she was out, so she moved to the primary of three residences she has been utilizing to try to evade the militants.
And when she tried to move to the airport once more, she stated Taliban guards beat her.
“All their phrases had been accompanied by blows. Once I was hit once more, I couldn’t stand up, I couldn’t say a phrase,” Ebtekar stated. “They beat me with fists, boots, weapons and even stones.”
The Put up has reached out to the US Central Command for remark.