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2 policemen held with 9m afs looted from bank

2 policemen held with 9m afs looted from bank

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Nov 17, 2012 - 12:44

JALALABAD (PANinfo-icon): Two policemen were arrested with 9 million afghanis stolen from a branch of Da Afghanistaninfo-icon Bank they were guarding in eastern Nuristan province, an official said on Saturday.

The two policemen were arrested in the Kantiwa area on the outskirts of Paroon, the provincial capital, while the third had surrounded by policemen.

Nuristan provincial police chief, Col. Ghulam Khan Nuristani, told Pajhwok Afghan News the Talibaninfo-icon fighters were also trying to capture the policeman.

Governor Tamim Nuristani said he had ordered an investigation into the incident and bringing the culprits to justice. He put the stolen amount at 10 million afs, including salaries of provincial government officials.

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