7-member gang busted in Kunduz: Police
KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): A 7-member group allegedly involved in several murder cases have been detained in northeastern Kunduz province, an official said Thursday.
Provincial police chief Brig. Gen. Mohammad Qasim Jangalbagh told Pajhwok Afghan News the men were involved in murder, robbery and launching attacks on security posts were arrested during operation by Special Police Unit in Nasiri area on the outskirts of Kunduz City last night.
He said the group was led by a notorious commander Shamso was under police observation for long. Several people from victims’ families today arrived at the police headquarters and demanded severe punishment of the criminals, he said.
Shazia whose husband was killed by one of the detainees said that her husband was killed in front of her eyes by members of the commander. She urged security officials to award exemplary punishment to the murderers.
Sufi Abdul Ghafoor whose son was killed by the gang said if the government does not punish the criminals then give him a weapon to take his son’s revenge.
He lamented he had only one son who was killed, warning to commit suicide if the perpetrators were set free.
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