The Afghan security forces have arrested a notorious Taliban leader Mufti in Faryab province.

The Ministry of Interior (MoI) said Sunday that the security forces arrested Mufti Nasir late on Saturday night.

According to a statement released by MoI, the security forces arrested Mufti Nasir while he was travelling to Jawzjan city for medical care.

The statement further added that the police forces also Mawlavi Hafizullah, one of the accomplices of Mufti Nasir.

The Ministry of Interior also added that Mufti Nasir is a notorious Taliban leader who was in charge of Kangaroo Court of Taliban in Pashtun Kot.

He was also torturing the local residents besides trying people in Kangaroo Courts, MoI said.

The anti-government armed militants including Taliban have not commented regarding the arrest of Mufti Nasir so far.

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