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Taliban official arrested in Nangarhar

Taliban official arrested in Nangarhar

Jul 21, 2016 - 20:26

JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Talibaninfo-icon’s deputy district chief for the Batikot district of eastern Nangarhar province has been arrested, an official said on Thursday.

The governor’s spokesman, Attaullah Khogyani, told Pajhwok Afghan News the Taliban official, Rahmatullah, was captured by the Afghan Special Forces during an operation.

The detainee, a resident of Behsud district, was involved in destructive activities in Achin and Batikot districts.

The Taliban have said nothing about the incident.

Separately, the provincial media center in a statement said an individual named Mustafa was arrested on the charge of stealing a car in the provincial capital and the detainee had confessed to his crime.

A resident of the area, Omid Safi, said car-lifting and snatching of mobile phones and computers had increased these days in Jalalabad and the government should pay more attention to the matter.



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