posted on Jul, 7 2004 @ 12:25 PM
Mullah Mujahid a Taliban commander has been arrested in Southern Afghanistan.
July 8, 2004
A TOP Taliban commander was arrested in southern Afghanistan and admitted distributing more than $US1 million ($1.4 million) to supporters of the
ousted militia, a senior intelligence official said today.
Intelligence agents captured Mullah Mujahid yesterday evening in a raid on a compound in Shah Wali Kot, a district of Kandahar province 240 kilometres
south-west of the capital, Kabul, said Abdullah, the Kandahar intelligence chief.
"We got a tip that he was hiding in that house, so we surrounded it and caught him," said Abdullah, who goes by one name.
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Hopefully, this will keep the Afghan elections on track.
[edit on 8-7-2004 by John bull 1]