A key Haqqani member suspected of being behind a number of suicide attacks in parts of the country, especially in Kabul city, has been arrested in Kabul, National Directorate of Security (NDS) said on Monday.
The suspect, named Mawlawi Bashir, is an important member of Haqqani and is believed to have ties with the Taliban, the NDS said.
A source from NDS said Bashir also had ties with Paskistan's intelligence agency, ISI, and is suspected of having been involved in a number of deadly attacks in the last 12 years in Afghanistan.
According to the NDS, in addition to being involved in a few deadly attacks in Kabul, he was also involved in transferring suicide bombers into Kabul city.
The man is also believed to have been involved in explosions, bombings, and kidnappings of Afghan businessmen and foreigners.
Bashir reportedly had sanctuaries in Logar and Maidan Wardak provides.