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Undercover Police Patrol Kabul Streets: MoI

Undercover Police  Patrol Kabul Streets: MoI

KABUL - Afghanistan's deputy interior minister on Tuesday announced formation of undercover police who patrol streets in Kabul.
It is part of a new security charter plan, Deputy Interior Minister Abdul Saboor Qani said at a press conference.
He said that the aim of undercover patrols involving private cars was to detect and arrest criminals and assessing police action against criminals.
The official said that 20 criminals were arrested as a result of undercover police patrolling over the past one week. Eleven vehicles 15 weapons were seized along with them.
Twenty-four police were also arrested for misuse of authority and corruption, he said.
According to Qani, 64 security charters were signed with local elites in Kabul over the past one week, and there were no crimes in their areas since then. Thirteen criminals were arrested.
Sixty-six security cameras were installed in police districts of 2, 4, 5, 6, 10 and 11 of the city, which sould help police detect criminals, he said.
Qani also said that drivers of passenger vehicles will undergo biometric registration as there were reports that the Taliban abduct people from certain vehicles. (1TV NEWS)