The shadow intelligence chief of Taliban for northern Baghaln province was caught alive during a joit operation of the Afghan and U.S. forces in northern Baghaln province, the Ministry of Defense (MoD) said.

“Taliban intelligence chief for Baghlan , Haji Mohammad Ramin was caught alive by Afghan and US forces in Baghlan Province,” the Ministry of defense said in a statement late on Sunday.

The statement further added that Haji Ramin was behind the attack against Baghlan police Headquarters.

“He was hiding in a bathroom. 10 of his bodyguards were killed,” the statement added.

The anti-government armed militants including Taliban have not commented regarding the arrest of Haji Ramin so far.