10 Kapisa officials detained on corruption charges

Wednesday, 19 April 2017 03:32 Written by  Heart of Asia Read 214 times

Ten civilian and military officials in central Kapisa province have been arrested on charges of corruption, authorities said on Tuesday.

 

Police spokesman Mohammad Ayub Yousafzai told Pajhwok Afghan News the individuals were detained on Monday by Ministry of Interior’s Heinous Crime Department personnel.

Police chief, administrative and crime branch heads for Kohistan-2 district were among the detainees after the MoI the delegation conducted investigations against them.

Seven more provincial administration officials were held in Mahmood Raqi, the capital of Kapisa. A source, meanwhile, revealed that some security officials accused of corruption.

Provincial council head Hussain Sajni confirmed the arrest of 10 officials by a delegation that came from Kabul. However, there have been no comments so far from the governor’s house.