Sar-i-Pul gang-rape case: Police detain fifth fugitive
SAR-I-PUL (Pajhwok): Officials in northern Sar-i-Pul province on Friday claimed detaining one person allegedly involved in sexual assault case and a notorious Taliban commander, provincial police chief said.
Maj. Ge. Mohammad Asif Jabbarkhel told Pajhwok Afghan News: “The National Directorate of Security (NDS) has arrested Amaruddin, a dreaded militant commander, who is the resident of Alaf Sufaid village. The detained insurgent is involved in killing of a number of people.”
Amaruddin has confessed to committing crimes, including killing of several persons, and working with Taliban against state interests, he added.
He said police had detained Zainullah from his home in Asyabad village, close to the provincial capital. Five persons gang raped a girl in Asyabad village two years back but police nabbed four of them while Zainuallah fled to Iran.
After returning from Iran, police on a tip-off conducted raid on his home and arrested the criminal, he concluded.
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