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Report: Former Attorney General Abducted In Afghanistan


Former Afghan Attorney General Abdul Jabar Sabet

Former Afghan Attorney General Abdul Jabar Sabet

A former Afghan attorney general and presidential candidate has reportedly been abducted southeast of the capital.

Kabul police spokesman Hashmatullah Stanekzai told RFE/RL's Radio Free Afghanistan that six armed people riding motorcycles attacked Abdul Jabar Sabet while he was driving a car in the Char-asia area of Logar Province.

No group has claimed responsibility.

Sabet was Afghanistan's attorney general from May 2006 to June 2008.

He also ran for president in the 2009 elections.

RFE/RL's Radio Free Afghanistan
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