Brigadier General Abdul Raqib Mobariz, Balkh Police Commander, while submitting weapons and ammunition which was gathered from irresponsible gunmen and in criminal cases to the DIAG process, said to the media that in the latest case, they had detained some irresponsible groups with undocumented weapons and vehicles.
He pointed out that irresponsible armed groups and individuals were behind insecurity in the city of Mazar-e Sharif, adding that security forces would not allow any unauthorized groups to carry weapons.
On the other hand, Abdul Manan Abed, In-charge of weapons collection in North, considered collection of weapons from unauthorized gunmen effective on providing security.
Submitted weapons included 14 AK-47 guns, 7 sidearms, 2 rifles, 25 magazines, 680 bullets of different kinds, 4 radio sets, and 6 chest rigs. 20 people were detained for being in possession of these weapons and ammunition.
Reporter: Hamid Nawabzada