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14 crime suspects arrested in Uruzgan: police

14 crime suspects arrested in Uruzgan: police

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Jul 29, 2018 - 15:31

TIRINKOT (Pajhwok): Police have arrested 14 people including two security men accused of allowing the Talibaninfo-icon to capture their posts in central Urugzan province, the police chief said on Sunday.

Col. Mohammad Maroof Ahmadzai told Pajhwok Afghan News that among the detainees were Matiullah and Abdul Zahir accused of abandoning their security check-posts and weapons to be captured by the Taliban on the Uruzgan-Kandahar highway.

The two were arrested along with six weapons including a Kalashnikov, a rocket launcher and a machinegun, Ahmadzai said, adding another 12 people had been arrested over selling drugs in Tirinkot, the provincial capital.

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