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Kidnapped Former Afghan Attorney General Free

  • RFE/RL

It is not clear who kidnapped Jabar Sabet.

It is not clear who kidnapped Jabar Sabet.

RFE/RL's Radio Free Afghanistan reports that Afghanistan's former attorney general Abdul Jabar Sabet has contacted security forces to inform them he has been freed from kidnappers after 11 months in captivity.

Sabet reportedly was kidnapped by gunmen in Kabul in October 2011.

Reports variously said Sabet was being held in Logar Province or in Pakistan's tribal regions. It was never clear who kidnapped Sabet.

Afghan government spokesman Samiullah Mayakheyl says Sabet has been reunited with his family.
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