Fans honour Nazar Mohammad after the TikTok comedian was executed by the Taliban in Afghanistan for insulting the militant group within jokes.
Discover the supposed reasoning behind his murder along with his previous social media presence that made him so popular as we explore the creator online.
TikTok comedian executed by the Taliban
Known online as Khasha Zwan, Nazar Mohammad was reportedly arrested by militants at the end of July 2021 as the Taliban prepared to take over Afghanistan.
A video that continues to spiral the internet displays Khasha Zwan sitting in the backseat of a vehicle alongside two Taliban fighters.
As the two men are slapping and abusing him in the footage, Khasha Zwan was later killed as per The Associated Press.
The Taliban executed the man following jokes he made about the militant group by being taken from his home, driven to an undisclosed location, beaten and eventually shot multiple times.
The video footage of his arrest supposedly shows Nazar mocking them until he was murdered.
According to The Associated Press, a Taliban spokesperson named Zabihullah Mujahid reportedly stated that the Taliban should have arrested the comedian and brought him before a Taliban court, as opposed to killing him.
Mujahid also said that the men have been arrested and will be tried.
Who is Nazar Mohammad?
Nazar Mohammad was an Afgan comedian with a large following on social media.
Although Mohammad was not a TV personality, he would upload comical content on TikTok as he was known for his humour and lightheartedness.
The comedian is from the southern part of Kandahar province.
The Associated Press state that as well as a content creator, Khasha Zwan was also a member of the Afghan National Police and had been implicated in the torture and killing of the Taliban.
Fans honour the popular creator online
With a large audience online following his humourous persona, supporters have begun to share their support on the video-sharing platform.
Slideshows containing images of Khasha Zwan were created and uploaded onto TikTok.
Art displaying the well-known comedian is also presented online, as fans express their condolences.
Drawings of the creator are circling the internet as supporters continue to mourn his online presence.
Explore more compassionate content surrounding the passing of Khasha Zwan on various social media platforms.
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