The Ministry of Interior said more than 100 abduction incidents were recorded in the nation in 1401 (the solar year), and close to 200 people were arrested in connection with these incidents.
The Interior Ministry's spokeswoman, Abdul Nafi Takour, said during a press conference that nearly 12,000 criminal incidents were recorded in the country in the past one year.
Thirteen suspects have been killed as a result of clashes with Islamic Emirate forces.
According to figures from the ministry, 44 citizens were released from kidnappers, while six people who were abducted were murdered.
"During the year 1401 (the solar year), 106 incidents of kidnappings were reported to the police in the nation, and in relation to these cases, the police forces carried out 200 operations against the kidnappers," Takour continued.
The Interior Ministry reported that there were nearly 12,000 crimes recorded nationwide in 1401.
More than 16,000 people are being detained in custody in relation with these incidents, and the forces of the Islamic Emirate are still looking for more than 1,000 persons, according to a spokesman for the Ministry of Interior.
"During the year 1401, there have been 11,890 criminal incidents in the nation, of which 9,444 were detected by the police and 2,446 are being investigated by police detectives," said Abdul Nafi Takour.
Meanwhile, some military analysts believe that security forces should become more professional to provide better security in the country.
"Finding, prosecuting, and arresting offenders and violators of criminal cases can be useful in reducing different crimes in the country," said Sadiq Shinwari, a military analyst.
According to figures from the Ministry of Interior, more than 4,000 operations in the anti-narcotics section were conducted in the last year, resulting in the arrest of more than 5,000 suspects and the destruction of more than 180 drug factories.
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