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Over hundreds alleged criminals arrested in Kabul: Police


crime-rangeAt least 205 alleged criminals have been arrested in the past two weeks in capital Kabul in connection with different crimes, an official said on Tuesday.

Police Chief Lt. Col. Abdul Rahman Rahimi told Pajhwok Afghan News the graph of crimes and abduction on gun point jumped in the last one and a half month period.

He said 48 people were detained in connection to abduction cases, 41 for drugs selling, 33 murder cases, 21 for spreading disorder, 19 for selling military uniforms, 15 for kidnapping, eight for looting, six in weapons smuggling and five for weapon selling

Without giving further details, the official said some magnetic bombs, a stolen car, tens kilograms of drugs, tens liltres of wine and some military uniforms had been recovered from the arrested individuals.

He said the city would be cleansed of drugs’ addicts if the authorities concerned helped police in this regard and provide the drugs’ addicts with facilities and medicines for their treatments.