Public rep’s arrest touches off protest
The demonstration in Tagab district blocked the Mahmud Raqi-Sarobi road for two hours in Mullahkhel and asked for the immediate release of the public representative, Najibullah Rahimi.
One of the protesters, Abdul Fatah, told Pajhwok Afghan News that Rahimi was picked by security personnel from his residence two weeks ago.
Another demonstrator, Zakirullah, asked President Hamid Karzai to stop civilian casualties during operations conducted by Afghan and foreign security personnel.
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