Policeman detained over poisoning plot
SHARAN (PAN): A member of the border police force has been detained with toxic substances he allegedly planned to use to poison his colleagues in the southeastern province of Paktika, an official said on Friday.
Provincial police chief, Brig. Gen. Dawlat Khan Zadran told Pajhwok Afghan News the suspect, who wanted to poison food for policemen had been arrested at a checkpoint in Tarwa district.
Dozens of policemen would have been poisoned if the detainee had succeeded in his plan, Zadran said, adding the man hailing from Tarwa was currently under investigation.
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