KABUL, Afghanistan (Feb. 21) – An Afghan Provincial Response Company, partnered with coalition forces, detained two criminals during an operation in Baad Pukh district, Laghman province, Sunday.
One detainee was tried and convicted in an Afghan court of law for multiple crimes against Afghan people in Laghman province. The crimes included theft of grain and weapons, in addition to kidnapping and severely beating a relative.
The second detainee was apprehended for crimes against local Afghans in the province after a warrant was issued by the provincial chief prosecutor.
During the operation two firearms and two loaded magazines were confiscated.
In other International Security Assistance Force news throughout Afghanistan:
An Afghan and coalition security force captured a Taliban commander responsible for last month’s Kajaki Sofla Bazaar bombing in Kajaki district, Helmand province, today. The leader recruited and moved suicide bombers throughout Helmand province. One additional suspected insurgent was detained during the operation.
An Afghan and coalition security force conducted an operation in search of a Haqqani leader in Khost district, Khost province, yesterday. The leader operates in Sabari district and coordinates attacks using explosives and heavy weaponry. Multiple suspected insurgents were detained during the operation.
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