The local government and military officials confirmed that Commander Nizamuddin Qaisari was arrested following a scuffle in a military compound on Monday evening.
A provincial council member of Faryab Tahir Rahmani confirmed that Commander Qaisari has been arrested by the Special Forces of the Afghan Military.
He said Commander Qaisari started verbal clash with the participants of a security meeting in Maimana city which resulted into a armed clash.
According to Rahmani, at least four security guards of commander Qaisari were killed and at least four others were wounded.
The 209th Shaheen Corps of the Afghan Military in the North said Commander Qaisari was arrested after a brief clash verbal and armed clash.
Shaheen Corps further added that a security meeting was called in Maimana City which was attended by several security officials as well as Commander Qaisari.