The coalition forces have rejected refuted rumors suggesting that the U.S. forces were involved in the arrest of the uprising commander Alipur in Kabul.

A spokesman for the U.S. military in Afghanistan Colonel David Butler has said neither U.S. Forces nor Resolute Support had anything to do with the arrest Alipur.

Col. Butler further added that National Directorate of Security will also confirm this information.

This comes as rumors started to surface following the arrest of commander Alipur suggesting that the U.S. forces were involved in his arrest.

Eyewitnesses had earlier said that Commander Alipur was detained by the National Directorate of Security forces from Qala Qazi area of the city on Sunday morning.

In the meantime, protests over the arrest of commander Alipur turned violent in West of Kabul city on Sunday afternoon with the security officials saying at least 20 policemen sustained injuries during the violence.


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