Armed anti-government men on Tuesday afternoon kidnapped the commander of the Afghan Local Police for Mirza Olang village from Sar-e-Pul city, the provincial council confirmed.
The kidnapped commander, Habibullah, was stationed in Mirza Olang village in Sayyad district.
Assadullah Khurram, a member of Sar-e-Pul provincial council on Tuesday evening told TOLOnews Habibullah was kidnapped on Tuesday afternoon from a gas station in Sar-e-Pul city.
It is believed that the commander was handed over to a Daesh commander named Qari Hekmatullah in Jawzjan province, officials said.
A local source in Sar-e-Pul said efforts are under way to free the local police commander from the kidnappers.
Early last month Daesh carried out a coordinated attack on Mirza Olang village and killed an estimated 50 people.