linkKABUL - The Taliban have executed one of their former commanders on charges of having links with the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) loyalists in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan .
The police commandment of Nangarhar in a statement said Saturday that the former Taliban commander was killed in Dur Baba district on Friday.
The statement further added that the ex-Taliban commander identified as Rahmatullah was killed at around 2 pm local time in Aman Kot district.
According to the provincial police commandment, Rahmatullah was accused of having links with the ISIS loyalists and was executed by his ex-comrades.
However, since the year 2014, reports continue to emerge regarding the growing insurgency activities of the ISIS terrorist groups in some remote parts of the province, including Achin.