Ariana: A number of Kabul residents have voiced concern over the increase in crime, especially theft, in the city and say if crime is not stopped, the situation will revert to what it was prior to the Islamic Emirate’s takeover. “Recently, there have been many criminal robberies in the city of Kabul and we are
Tolo News: Some Kabul residents criticized the surge in armed robberies in parts of the capital by irresponsible armed individuals. They asked the Islamic Emirate [Taliban] to make an effort to ensure the security of the people. Click here to read more (external link).
Ayaz Gul VOA News January 15, 2023 ISLAMABAD — Taliban authorities in Afghanistan said Sunday unknown assailants shot dead a female former lawmaker alongside her bodyguard in her home in the capital, Kabul. Mursal Nabizada, 32, had been elected as a member of the national parliament before the Islamist Taliban seized power from the internationally backed
Tolo News: Criminal activity, particularly of armed robbery, has recently surged in Kabul, residents said. “They are drug-addicted people. They bring a pistol and put it on the people and tell them to ‘pull out your phone and money,’” said Taj Mohammad Faqiri, a resident of Kabul. Click here to read more (external link).
By RFE/RL’s Radio Mashaal April 3, 2022 At least one person was killed and dozens more injured in an explosion at the Sarai Shahzadaa foreign-exchange market in the center of the Afghan capital, Kabul, officials say. Haji Dad Gul, deputy head of the currency exchange association, told RFE/RL’s Radio Mashaal on April 3 that the explosion was caused by
8am: Kabul residents complain of an increase in armed robberies, saying thieves are looting people’s homes under the name of the Taliban. Residents say they have contacted Taliban security officials several times to raise the issue, but the thefts have not been investigated. Meanwhile, the Taliban admit that armed robberies have been reported in some
Radio Free Afghanistan January 6, 2021 KABUL — Afghanistan First Vice President Amrullah Saleh has announced plans to install security cameras with “advanced” technology across Kabul to better tackle actions by “terrorists and thieves” in the capital. The project would cost more than $100 million and would be supported by NATO’s Resolute Support Mission, Saleh wrote
The Washington Post: Saleh, a tough-talking former national intelligence chief, has a sweeping vision of crime and an ambitious goal to tackle it in all forms. His announced targets range from pickpockets to land-grabbers, and from unregistered vehicle owners to powerful politicians who insult police at traffic stops or pressure them to free detained suspects.
Tolo News: Criminal incidents continue to take lives in Kabul despite the recent commitments by First Vice President Amrullah Saleh who pledged to fix the fragile situation in the nation’s capital. In the latest incident, Lemar Khalil, a former counter-narcotics commander of Kabul Police Headquarters was assassinated in Kabul. Also,a young girl was injured in
Tolo News: First Vice President Amrullah Saleh has said that undocumented vehicles are one of the biggest challenges to tracking down criminals. He said that these vehicles should be registered within two months, otherwise the government will seize them as part of a new security plan for Kabul. Military analysts believe that criminals and mafia