How did these documents end up in the hands of the Netherlands Police and Public Prosecutor’s Office?
The documents were obtained in the course of a criminal investigation. The investigation concerned the involvement of an Afghan male residing in the Netherlands in War Crimes and Enforced Disappearances, committed in Afghanistan in 1978-1979. The suspect was the former Chief of the Interrogation Department of the Afghan Security Service AGSA, predecessor to the KAM, KhAD and WAD. In this capacity, he was involved in Torture, Extrajudicial Killings and Enforced Disappearances. The suspect died in march 2012, shortly before he was to be arrested.