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Four people, including the commander of a reserved police unit, were arrested this week charged with the rape of a 16-year-old boy in Zabul province, the Ministry of Interior spokesman Sediq Sediqqi Interior Ministry spokesman said Wednesday.
The other three arrested were a shopkeeper and two policemen.
Mobile phone video footage of a policeman raping a 16-year-old boy was leaked four or five days ago. Sediqqi said the real committer of the rape was the policeman Baryalai, but the other three were also involved.
"Local police in Zabul investigated the issue closely and arrested four people including two police soldiers, a police reserves unit commander and a shopkeeper in Qalat city," Sediqqi said.
"The suspects have been submitted to the organs of justice," Sediq Sediqqi, adding that the prosecutors should sentence them to the severest of possible punishments.