Local sources in Faryab province have confirmed that the Taliban have arrested five Salafi scholars in this province.
These Salafi scholars were arrested on Friday, sources told Hasht-e Subh.
According to sources, the detainees were released by the Taliban after giving a commitment to renounce Salafism.
Two days ago, unknown men mysteriously murdered Mawlawi Sardar Wali Saqib, the head of Salafi scholars in Kabul city.
With harassing the respective community members, Wali Saqib’s murder case can also be related to Taliban rebels which are now closed without any investigation.