AT-KABUL: The National Directorate of Security (NDS) on Thursday said that it has arrested a notorious kidnapper along with five accomplices in northern Parwan province.
In a press statement issued here, the security agency said that its operatives succeeded to arrest a leader of kidnapping group, known as Major General Paikar, with his five colleagues including a woman in Parwan province.
Twenty-three different types of assault rifles, two vehicles with military uniforms and fake documents were recovered from the possession of the kidnappers during the operation. The NDS also freed the captives, added the statement.
The detained kidnappers had links with the Taliban’s shadow governor Mawlawi Nasim Moshfeq and planned to conduct subversive activities. According to the statement, the group also planned to abduct high-profile people.