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Crime ratio declined in capital Kabul: Police chief

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moi-dKabul police on Sunday claimed arresting 139 criminals, seizing 134 weapons of different brands and recovering 89 kilograms of narcotics in the last couples of weeks in the capital city.

Police Chief Gen. Abdul Rahman Rahimi said the individuals had been detained from different areas of the city wanted to the police in criminal cases, including robbery, vehicles thefts and other cases.

He said a group of criminals wanted in jewelry theft case from a shop at the Licy Maryam bazaar was also busted. He said 89 kilograms of opium had been recovered and eight alleged smugglers detained, including three women and two children.

Referring to latest figures, he noted 16 percent decline in the crime rate in the capital Kabul.