The Kabul Police forces have foiled smugglers’ bid to sale an ancient sculpture for 250,000 US Dollars, the Ministry of Interior (MoI) said.

According to a statement released by Ministry of Interior, a suspected smuggler was arrested in connection to the sale and smuggling of the sculpture.

The statement further added that the detained individual has been identified as Hasmatullah who was arrested from the 1st Police District of the city on Sunday.

The Ministry of Interior also added that Hashmatullah is in police custody and the ancient sculpture has been confiscated.