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Lawmaker Majidi’s guards gun down police officer in Kabul

Lawmaker Majidi’s guards gun down police officer in Kabul

Sep 08, 2016 - 22:36

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): Wolesi Jirgainfo-icon member Farhad Majidi’s bodyguards have shot dead a police officer in the central capital Kabul on Thursday, an official said.

The murder occurred in Shahr-i-Naw area of the city, a source in the police headquarters confided to Pajhwok Afghan News.  

Requesting not to be named, the official said the parliamentarian’s guards raided the studio of singer Arsh Barez in the upscale neighbourhood.

He added the MP’s bodyguards also fired at police when they arrived at the scene. One police officer was killed by the guards.

Kabul police spokesman Abdur Rahman Rahimi, meanwhile, confirmed the shooting. Five suspects have been arrested in connection with the murder.

Majidi, a public representative from western Herat province, said he was not present at scene. The incident is under investigation.


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