20 July 2017

News Story: Ghani Orders Sweeping Changes To Kabul Police

By Nabila Ashrafi

Afghan Ministry of Interior (MoI) said Tuesday Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has called for broad changes to be brought to the Kabul police structures.

The ministry said that based on the president’s orders all officers at a Police District level, in the capital, will be rotated out to provinces.  

The ministry said this forms part of the plans to secure the capital and districts of Kabul.

But, officers that have performed well will be promoted, the MoI sad.

“As part of reforms in the Kabul police administration, we will set up a new team and new staff who can better serve Kabul,”, said MoI spokesman Najib Danish.

But MPs have called for transparency regarding the change-over process.  

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