This Afghan Girl got arrested today in Pakistan, Know Why?
National Geographic’s magazine cover face the famous ‘Afghan Girl’, Sharbat Bibi was arrested on corruption charges today by Pakistan’s FIA in Peshawar.
Sharbat Bibi was arrested from her residence today for having dual Nationality of both Pakistan and Afghan Nationality , both those ID Cards have been recovered from her reports the sources.
Steve McCurry , National Geographic photographer took that captured those world famous eyes at a refugee camp near Peshawar in 1984. And soon she became known worldwide as ‘Afghan Girl’ and the photograph became the cover of the June 1985 issue for the National Geographic Magazine.
Sharbat Bibi was only 12 years old at that time. National Geographic Channel also made a short documentary about her life and also called her the “Mona Lisa of Afghan War”. Later she remained anonymous for years until she was eventually located again in 2002 after 17 years by the Magazine Photographer Dawn McCurry who had earlier taken her photo.