Former Police Chief of Helmand ‘Sentenced’ to Three Years in Prison

(Last Updated On: August 12, 2017)

Former Police Chief of Helmand has been sentenced to three years in prison on charges of misuse of authority.

Abdul Rahman Sarjang was sentenced to prison by Anti-Corruption Justice Center (ACJC) over misuse of authority and illegal release of the suspects in the province.

Sarjang, however, rejected the charges and said: “The province is a place which is being ruled by drug mafias and those who act against them would follow the same path as I am going through.”

Primary Court Judge at the ACJC, Sher Aqa Munib said: “The former security commander of Helmand was sentenced to three years in prison over of misuse of authority in case of appointing Salahuddin as head of counter Norcotics department and release of two suspects.”

Abdul Rahman Sarjang has served for five months as Police Chief of Helmand before being sentenced to prison by ACJC.

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