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472 crime suspects detained in Parwan this year: police

472 crime suspects detained in Parwan this year: police

Jan 11, 2016 - 17:48

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): As many as 472 suspects have been arrested in connection with 524 crimes during the first nine months of this solar yearinfo-icon in central Parwan province, an official said on Monday.

Police Chief Brig. Gen. Mohammad Zaman Mamozai told Pajhwok Afghan News 18 murders, 35 accidents, 35 armed confrontations, three robberies, 53 incidents of drug smuggling, 14 cases of fights and 68 cases of theft took place during the period.

Without going into details, he said a total 620 cases had been registered during the first nine months of the year, adding that strict measures taken by police and their investigations into crimes had led to increased number of registered cases.

Painda Mohammad Itimadi, head of the civil attorney’s department, confirmed 472 suspects had been referred to the attorney’s office. He said some of these individuals had been released after initial investigation.

Syed Aqa, a resident of Charikarinfo-icon, the provincial capital, complained against increasing crimes, recalling the killing of Maulviinfo-icon Syed Aqa and an armed attack on the house of Roshna Khalid, head of the Veterinary Institute of Parwan. He said people did not feel safe in the provincial capital.

Shah Mahmood, a resident of Hofyan Sharif Road in Charikar, also complained about increasing crimes in the province. He said a resident Sardar Mohammad area was gunned down by dacoits and took away 700,000 afghanis from him.

He demanded security forces take immediate steps for improving the law and order in the province.



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