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Man involved in Maulvi Hanafi killing arrested

Man involved in Maulvi Hanafi killing arrested

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May 19, 2017 - 11:53

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): Police in central Parwan province have apprehended one suspect in connection with the killing of Ulemainfo-icon Council Head Maulviinfo-icon Abdul Rahim Hanafi, an official said on Friday.

Hanafi was killed in a blast last week when he was delivering lecture in a classroom.

Deputy Governor Shah Wali Shahid told Pajhwok Afghan News Qari Naseer Ahmad, 24, was arrested in connection with killing of the Ulema Council Head last week.

He alleged Naseer Ahmad, the student of 14th class in central Dar-ul-Ulum, was tasked by the terrorist group to kill Hanafi.

He said Nasser, hailing from Tamdari locality of Charikarinfo-icon, the provincial capital, has confessed orchestrating and executing the killing of Hanifai for which he was disappointed.

He said information had been obtained why Hanafi was killed but could not be disclosed to the media due to security concerns.

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