Pajhwok Services

Photo Service

SMS News Service

Pajhwok combines its expertise and experience in news reporting with a telecom firm and thus reach a wider audience in an 
effective way.

To subscribe: 
English News Update : Send 83 to 824
Dari News Update : Send 84 to 824
Pashto News Update : Send 85 to 824

Election Coverage

Special Mining Page

Afghan Peace Process Special Page

Addvertise With Pajhwok

Daily Newsletter

Sending Time (GMT / Kabul time)

Suggest a Story

Pajhwok is interested in your story suggestions. Please tell us your thoughts by clicking here.

Mayor detained for hatching murder plot

Mayor detained for hatching murder plot

Apr 30, 2014 - 13:59

PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): The Pul-i-Khumri mayor has been detained on charges of hatching a plot to kill the head of the consultative council of the Baghlan municipality.

More than a week ago, the council head, Haji Noor Aqa, was targeted by a magnetic bomb attached to his car. He lost one of his legs in the explosion and accused Mayor Abdullah Haris of plotting to kill him.

He was attacked for opposing the mayor’s plan for development projects in different areas, Aqa alleged, claiming that he had ample proof that the mayor was behind the plot to assassinate him.

Brig. Gen. Aminullah Amarkhel, the provincial police chief, told Pajhwok Afghan News the mayor had been detained. But Haris said he had been released and continued his job.

Police spokesman Javed Basharat confirmed Haris had been released but was under investigation.




Related Article

Download “Pajhwok” mobile App, on your smartphone to read and access latest news, features, interviews, videos and photos about Afghanistan.


Add new comment


Twitter Update