he Kabul Police forces arrested an individual who had kidnapped and murdered a 7-year-old child in Kabul city.

The Ministry of Interior (MoI) in a statement said the Kabul Police forces arrested the perpetrator during a raid which they conducted in the vicinity of 8th district.

The statement further added that the perpetrator murdered the child after abducting the victim and taking him to Gul Bata area of Bagrami district.

The Interior Ministry also added that the Kabul Police has referred the case to relevant authorities for further process.

Criminal incidents including kidnappings for ransoms are on the rise in the key cities of the country including capital Kabul amid deteriorating security situation.

Poverty and lack of security are considered as the main factors behind the growing criminal cases in Kabul city and other key cities of the country.

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