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2 more security belts being set up in Kabul soon

2 more security belts being set up in Kabul soon

Apr 19, 2018 - 18:20

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): Police on Thursday announced about a 50 percent reduction in crimes in capital Kabul where two more security belts would be established in near future.

Kabul 101 Asmai Zone Police commander Brig. Gen. Mohammad Daud Amin briefed a press conference here about police achievements over the last three months, saying the graph of crimes had dropped by 50 percent in Kabul.

He said the crimes reduced after police controlled all roads leading to Kabul city, deployed more checkpoints and assessed police own performance.

He said a car suicide bombing plot was frustrated and more than 20 IEDs neutralized by police in the last three months.

Hundreds of mortar bullets, cannons, rockets and explosives, 23 pistols, nine Kalashnikovs and a machinegun were seized during the period.

Amin said 285 people were arrested on charges of different crimes such as kidnapping, murder, armed robbery, transferring illegal weapons, cheating and highway looting.

Of the detainees, 124 including nine children and two womeninfo-icon have been referred to the attorney office.

Around 2,000 drug addicts were also collected from different parts of Kabul city and transferred them to rehabilitation centers, he said.

In response to a question, Amin said checking vehicles and people entering Kabul City was the responsibility of 111 Afghan National Army (ANA) division.

He said two more security belts would be created in Kabul city and districts and measures being taken to check every person before entering the city.

About the movement of vehicles without plates, with tinted glasses and carrying illegal weapons in Kabul city, Amin said the campaign for preventing these violations was underway.



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