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5 highwaymen nabbed in Kabul

5 highwaymen nabbed in Kabul

Mar 16, 2011 - 18:08

KABULinfo-icon(PANinfo-icon): A five-member gang of highwaymen, accused of robbing passengers in military uniform, has been arrested in Kabul, an official said on Wednesday.

The men were detained by police in Bagrami district late on Wednesday when they wanted to loot people, the 101 Asmayie zone police crime investigation chief, Col. Mohammad Zahir, told Pajhwok Afghan News.

The detainees were involved in looting passenger vehicles on roads in police and military uniform, he said, adding they had confessed to their crimes.

One pistol, five military uniforms with handcuffs and some other equipment were recovered from the men.



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