Taliban-designated mayor, judge among 14 held by NDS
The National Directorate of Security (NDS) said the two senior insurgent figures had been arrested along with a dozen other suspects.
A statement from the intelligence network said the insurgents were caught red-handed while forcibly collecting Ushr from residents of the area.
A Kalashnikov assault rifle, rockets and bullets of different kinds were recovered from the detainees, who are currently under investigation.
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