Domestic crime strikes again

Domestic crime strikes again

Tirana, 1 February 2016/Independent Balkan News Agency

Albanian public opinion has been shocked by a gruesome crime taken place this weekend. On Saturday evening, a father has attacked with a knife his two daughters, one of whom lost her life. On Sunday in Manez, Durres, a man has attempted to murder his wife, but then killed himself. According to official figures, domestic crime is seeing a growing tendency. 30 cases were registered in 2015, twice as much as in 2014.

The majority of victims have been women and children. The main causes for these crimes generally relate to economic factors, but also problems within couples. /ibna/