Taliban finance official arrested in Afghanistan’s Nangarhar province

Kabul : The Afghan National Police (ANP) forces have arrested Mir Azam, a finance official of the Taliban militants group during an operation in Afghanistan’s eastern Nangarhar province.

The Ministry of Interior (MoI) said that Azam was arrested during an operation in Pichegeram district of Nangarhar, reports the Khaama Press.

Azam, originally a resident of eastern Kunar province of Afghanistan and was arrested as he was apparently arranging funds for the group by carrying two cheques of 10 million and 30 million Pakistani rupees, Ministry of Interior said in its statement.

The security forces have also confiscated a Pakistani ID card, some propaganda material, 2 Pakistani sim cards, and a Islamic Emirate ID during the operation.

So far Taliban militants group has not commented regarding the report.(ANI)