Afghan police lift siege on ex-warlord Dostum

February 3rd, 2008 - 3:56 pm ICT by admin  

Kabul, Feb.3 (ANI): Police in Afghanistan capital, Kabul, have lifted a siege around the house of former ethnic Uzbek warlord Abdul Rashid Dostum after briefly surrounding it on Sunday.
According to The News, Dostum’s house was surrounded after he and a group of around 50 armed men beat up a former ally.
Dostum is said to have beaten up his former election manager Akbar Bay late on Saturday and shot a bodyguard.
The case has been handed over to the judiciary for investigation, the head of Kabul police criminal branch was quoted as saying. (ANI)

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