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Intelligence agents detain Logar uprising group leader

Security & Crime


Intelligence agents detain Logar uprising group leader

Aug 23, 2015 - 17:47

PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): The National Directorate of Security (NDSinfo-icon) arrested the lead of an uprising group in central Logar province during a special operation in Pul-I-Alam, the provincial capital, on Sunday.

Logar police chief Maj. Qari Mohammad Ora told Pajhwok Afghan News that NDS officials had raided the house of Logar uprising leader Farhad Akbari last night. The spy agency took away Akbari but gave no reason for his arrest.

Akbari’s brother, Sayed Tooryali, said: “It was around 8: 00 pm when NDS agents raided our house and searched everything. They took our weapons, me and Farhad Akbari to the NDS office.”

He said he was released this morning but his brother was still in NDS custody. The governor’s spokesman Salim Saleh also confirmed the incident.

Farhad Akbari’s family says that he started his fighting against Talibaninfo-icon in in Pul-I-Alam around four years ago.

He lost three members of his family including his mother during his fight with Taliban. NDS officials did not provide information about his detention.




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