A key Taliban group member who was involved in collecting Zakat (Charity) to fund the operations of the group was arrested in central Logar province.

The Ministry of Interior (MoI) in a statement said the suspect was arrested during an operation of the Special Unit of Afghan Police.

The statement further added that the operation was conducted in Mohammad Agha district of the province late on Sunday night.

The detained individual has been identified as Abdullah who is also accused of having role in several other criminal incidents including armed robberies and harassing the local residents, the Ministry of Interior added.

The anti-government armed militants including Taliban have not commented regarding the arrest fo the group’s member so far.

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