The Afghan security forces have arrested the Guerilla warfare commander of Taliban in western Farah province.

The Police Headquarters of Farah in a statement said the Afghan Police and Intelligence forces have arrested the Guerrilla warfare commander of Taliban Mullah Mohammad Khan in Farah city.

The statement further added that the security forces conducted the operation on Tuesday night in Chaharbagh Village.

Mullah Mohammad Khan was previously operating as the shadow district chief of Khak-e-Safa district.

He is also responsible for murdering at least 40 personnel of the Afghan Local Police forces in Khak-e-Safa, the Police Headquarters of Farah said.

Furthermore, the security forces arrested four accomplices of Mullah Mohammad Khan.

The security forces confiscated 3 Ak-47 rifles, hand grenades and other munitions during the same operation.

This comes as the security situation in some districts of Farah province has deteriorated during the recent years.

Taliban militants are active in remote and restive areas the province and often conduct terrorist related activities.

Meanwhile, the Afghan forces are busy conducting counter-terrorism operations against the anti-government armed groups in Farah.