Govt officials involved in smuggling being punished: CJTF
KABUL (Pajhwok): Special attorney general of the Criminal Justice Task Force (CJTF) said on Saturday cases of government officials allegedly involved in drug trafficking would be referred to courts for action.
Baz Mohammad Hussain Hussainkhel during an exclusive interview with Pajhwok Afghan News said former commander of border police, district police chief in Takhar, the ninth police district crime branch chief and some other officials had been tried for their involvement in drug trafficking.
He would not bow to pressures for early who had been punished in drug related cases. “There is no space for government officials to interfere in CJTF affairs,” he added.
According to CJTF, more than one tonne of heroin, 500 kilograms of morphine, more than 6.5 tonnes of opium, 500 kilograms of hashish and other kinds of chemical drugs were seized in the ongoing year.
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