The Guilfordian

Eighteen years after fleeing country, Indian activist murdered in Afghanistan

Lek Siu and Christianna Van Dalsen, Staff Writer

September 20, 2013

The Taliban is the leading suspect in the investigation into the murder of Indian author and activist Sushmita Banerjee. Banerjee’s husband and family members were tied up by attackers as Banerjee was dragged out of her house on the night of Sept. 4 in Kharana, Afghanistan. Police report that Banerjee,...