Mohammad Ashan, a mid-level Taliban commander, is suspected of plotting at least two attacks on Afghan security forces, so officials plastered hundreds of posters emblazoned with the insurgent's name and likeness around the district of Sar Howza. When Ashan took notice of the $100 finder's fee, he snatched a poster and marched into a police checkpoint, looking to collect. Instead, he was arrested on the spot.
"This guy is the Taliban equivalent of the 'Home Alone" burglars," one U.S. official said.
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