Government denies illegal extraction of chromite by Afghan Local Police

by Wadsam | November 11, 2013 5:28 pm

kunar chromite[1]Afghan Ministry of Interior has denied reports by the Integrity Watch Afghanistan (IWA), a corruption watchdog, on illegal extraction of chromite carried out by the Afghan Local Police (ALP) in eastern Kunar province.

According to a statement from the Ministry, all illegal activities have been halted and those involved behind this act have been identified and were put on trial.

Earlier this week, IWA released a report that accused the ALP of extracting chromite illegally in Khas district of Kunar province.

The report said a commander of the ALP was involved behind this act and was supported by Task Force for Business and Stability Operations (TFBSO) by providing equipment.

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