Afghan police take first, faltering steps in fight against corruption

By Reuters | Thu, 25 Apr 2013 20:59 PM
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By Katharine Houreld

HERAT, Afghanistan April 26 (Reuters) - Afghanistan's security forces are routinely accused of murder, rape and corruption on a grand scale, but a new anti-corruption police unit's sole conviction last year was a junior policeman who forged some documents, the head of the unit told Reuters.

Abuses by the 152,000-strong Afghan police have pushed whole districts into the arms of ...

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