A traffic police officer was beaten by the relatives of a rickshaw driver in Aybak, the capital of Samangan, on Friday, a security source said. The source said the relatives were "Islamic Emirate forces."
According to the source, the incident took place after the traffic police stopped the rickshaw because the driver violated traffic rules, and then the relatives of the rickshaw driver started beating the traffic police.
The source said that the traffic police officer suffered a serious injury on his head.
The security forces have arrested one individual in connection with the incident.