JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Police have detained 230 people in connection with various crimes during the past one month in eastern Nangarhar province, an official said on Thursday.
Governor’s spokesman Attaullah Khogyani told Pajhwok Afghan News the suspects were detained in Jalalabad, the provincial capital, and districts during the past one month.
He said the detainees included 24 drug smugglers and 399 kilograms of drugs were recovered from them.
He said the detainees had been referred to the judicial organs for further investigation.
He also said five persons involved in kidnapping had been sentenced to 12 years in prison each.