Taliban commander detained in Sar-i-Pul
Juma Khan was detained with cooperation from intelligence agents of neighbouring Balkh province, the deputy police chief for Sar-i-Pul said.
Col. Sakhi Dad Haideri told Pajhwok Afghan News Juma Khan was in charge of emplacing landmines, planning ambushes and looting passengers in Sar-i-Pul.
Governor Abdul Jabbar Haqbin, meanwhile, hailed the insurgent commander’s arrest as a good step toward reinforcing highway security in the province.
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