NDSNational Directorate of Security (NDS) – Afghanistan’s intelligence agency – has foiled the kidnapping plot of a businessman from capital Kabul.

A statement issued by the NDS on Tuesday states that Gran Aqa who planned to abduct a businessman from Kabul city was arrested red handed during a raid from the jurisdiction of second police district in Kabul city.

The statement adds that a pistol, handcuffs, 13 SIM cards, laptop and a weapons license from the possession of the kidnapper.

The statement further states that Gran Aqa had hand in several kidnapping cases in the past.

According to the statement Gran Aqa is originally from Nijrab District of north-eastern Kapisa province.

Statements issued by the National Directorate of Security usually do not contain exact date of the achievements but their statements come after recent activities.