The Wahdat Islami party has reacted to the arrest of a local uprising commander Alipur alias commander Shamsher in Kabul.

Wahdat Islami party in a statement has said the party condemns the arrest of the local uprising forces commander of Midan Wardak commander Alipur, calling it a provocative and irresponsible move.

The statement further added that the party demands unconditional release of the commander from the custody of the security forces.

Eyewitnesses said Sunday that Commander Alipur was detained by the National Directorate of Security forces from Qala Qazi area of the city on Sunday morning.

Commander Alipur is accused of harassing the passengers on highways in central parts of the country and leading irresponsible armed individuals.

This comes as protests over the arrest of commander Alipur turned violent in West of Kabul city on Sunday afternoon with the security officials saying at least 20 policemen sustained injuries during the violence.

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