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Kyrgyz Police Arrest Afghan Carrying Heroin


An Afghan policeman stands guard as authorities burn seized narcotics in Herat Province.

An Afghan policeman stands guard as authorities burn seized narcotics in Herat Province.

OSH, Kyrgyzstan -- Police in the southern Kyrgyz city of Osh have arrested an Afghan citizen who was reportedly carrying six kilograms of heroin, RFE/RL's Kyrgyz Service reports.

Muhammad Aman Gulam, 25, has been detained and an investigation has been launched.

An Osh Interior Ministry spokesman told RFE/RL that the suspect used to study at a Tashkent university and has lived in Central Asia for several years.
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