KABUL, Afghanistan – Afghan President Ashraf Ghani ordered “strict and urgent action” against crimes that triggered widespread concerns among locals in the capital Kabul, following a meeting with security official at the Presidential Palace Thursday afternoon.
At the meeting, Hamidullah Mohib, National Security Adviser, including officials of the defense forces, were present, where they initially discussed the security programs and all ongoing measures that bid to ensure safety of the people, according to the Palace.
“They detailed President Ghani of the recent efforts that brought scores suspected of multiple crimes into custody from different parts of Kabul, following discussion on police patrols routine and their responsibilities to the public needs,” said the Palace in a tweet.
Meanwhile, the president ordered to act strictly against any crime, mainly in Afghan capital Kabul, saying all terrorist activities and criminal offenses must be repelled.
President Ghani’s order came at a time Kabul residents raised widespread concern over growing insecurities, including armed robberies and kidnappings throughout the city.