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Truckers detained for stealing ISAF fuel

Truckers detained for stealing ISAF fuel

Aug 08, 2011 - 16:11

CHARIKAR (PAN): Thee truckers were detained on the charge of stealing fuel from ISAF supply tankers in the central province of Parwan on Monday, officials said.

The drivers were caught red-handed while unloading fuel from tankers in the Tajikan area of Jabalus Saraj district, with the cooperation of the National Directorate of Security.

The truckers were transferring oil from Kabul to the north, provincial police chief, Brig. Gen. Sher Ahmad Muldani, told Pajhwok Afghan News.

The drivers were arrested while trying to steal the fuel, said a statement from the NDS department. The detainees were under investigation.

Separately, a man was detained on Sunday on charge of trafficking of 69 kilograms of hashish and one kilogram of opium in the Salang district of the province, Muldani said.