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Ghazni Militia Holds Locals to Ransom

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IWPR, 30 November 2013

The anti-Taleban 'uprising'/ALP saga continues with a telling report from Moqor district in Ghazni were three ALP commanders terrorise the population and run private prisons, a well-known feature from all stages of Afghans wars. The three commanders admitted they received regular payments from Kabul until [former NDS head] Asadullah Khaled left Afghanistan for medical treatment in the US and Ghazni’s provincial governor Musa Khan Akbarzada told the author that since the militia was supported by the NDS, he could neither arrest suspects nor close down the private prisons.



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