Thursday, July 29, 2021

Afghan National Police Almost Sold “Security Check Post” to Taliban

In a staggering incident, Afghanistan Taliban try to purchase a police check post in Ghazni Province of Afghanistan. According to police commander Mohammad Zaman two members of the Afghan National Police (ANP) were arrested on charges of planning to sell a security post to the Taliban. This was reported by Tolo News

The two police officers of the Afghan National Police are from Baghlan province but were stationed in Ghazni. They had conspired to sell the police check post along with all the weapons to the Taliban when we apprehended them, said Mohammad Zaman.

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According to the Ghazni police chief, the two officers of the Afghan National Police had liaised with the Taliban and had strategized to sell the police check post and all the weapons for 300,000 Pakistani rupees.

“They admitted to their ties with the Taliban and investigations are going on find out whether some other people also conspired with them or not,” added Zaman.  Both the police officers, however, have admitted to their offense during the investigations.

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Ghazni is one of the most volatile provinces of Afghanistan where the Taliban have a compelling presence and control in some areas. Ghazni is located in the central-east part of Afghanistan and is linked by a highway with Kandahar to the southwest, Kabul to the northeast, and Gardez and Khost to the east.

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