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132 crime suspects detained in Nangarhar

132 crime suspects detained in Nangarhar

Sep 03, 2020 - 16:20


JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Police in eastern Nangarhar province have detained 132 suspects in connection with murder, robbery, drug trafficking, land grabbing and other crimes.

Addressing a press conference here, Governor Ziaul Haq Amarkhel said the suspects were detained during the past one month.

He said 77 of the suspects had allegedly committed murder, robbery, smuggling, usurpation, conflict and other crimes.

He added central narcotics police personnel conducted 30 operations in the province, arresting 35 smugglers along with 455 kilograms of drugs and nine vehicles.

The governor also said anti-terrorism police seized 25 Kalashnikovs, pistols, dozens of landmines and hundreds of bullets from seven detainees.

Police chief Ghulam Sanayee Stanikzai also said he had directed all district police officers to boost liaison with public in order to maintain security.

He assured that police were well-equipped compared to the past and would prevent illicit activities.



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