18 April 2019 :The Attorney General’s Office said in a statement on 16 April 2019 that two suspects were sentenced to death for killing a journalist in Kandahar. Arghand had worked for Kabul News TV for a number of years. He also reportedly worked for China’s state news agency Xinhua. Arghand was “murdered” by two men in Kandahar province in the south of Afghanistan last year on April 25, according to the statement. The court announced its verdict on the case on April 6, the Attorney General’s Office said in the statement. The case was handed to a court in Kabul after requests by Arghand’s family and Afghanistan Journalists Federation, the statement said.