Pajhwok Services

Photo Service

SMS News Service

Pajhwok combines its expertise and experience in news reporting with a telecom firm and thus reach a wider audience in an 
effective way.

To subscribe: 
English News Update : Send 83 to 824
Dari News Update : Send 84 to 824
Pashto News Update : Send 85 to 824

Election Coverage

Special Mining Page

Afghan Peace Process Special Page

Addvertise With Pajhwok

Daily Newsletter

Language
Sending Time (GMT / Kabul time)

Suggest a Story

Pajhwok is interested in your story suggestions. Please tell us your thoughts by clicking here.

Jalga residents call for removal of district police chief

Society

آرشيف

Jalga residents call for removal of district police chief

By
On
Apr 10, 2017 - 13:25

PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): Scores of residents of the Jalga district of northern Baghlan province on Monday accused the district police chief of cooperating with murderers and smugglers of drug and demanded his ouster.

Around 100 angry inhabitants staged protest in front of the governor’s house early in morning, demanding the immediate removal of Baba Afzal as police chief for the district.

Haji Mohammadullah, one of the demonstrators, accused the police chief of cutting clandestine deals and failing to serve the people over 15 years as police chief for the district.

“Residents often complain to higher authorities against the district police chief. The provincial police chief promised the people the district police head would be replaced. But the promise is yet to be honoured.”

Maulviinfo-icon Mohammad Baqi, another protester, claimed: “Baba Afzal is has links to murderers, smugglers and thieve. He has never bothered about preventing criminal activities in his bailiwick.”

Baqi also accused the police chief of being complicit in the killing of a district officer. The protester alleged Afzal had taken no action taken against the killers of the district officer.

Baghlan police chief, Brig. Gen. Ikramuddin Sarai, said talks on removing the Jalga police chief were underway. He added the provincial administration was trying to bring positive changes to the police force.

nh/mud

Related Article


Download “Pajhwok” mobile App, on your smartphone to read and access latest news, features, interviews, videos and photos about Afghanistan.

   

Add new comment

Advertisement

Advertisement

Twitter Update