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BBC Documentary Exposes Corruption and Abuse in Afghan Police Force

A BBC documentary has uncovered evidence of abuse by the Afghan police force in Helmand province.

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Reporter Ben Anderson spent five weeks following a group of US Marines who are advising the police in Sangin district before the hand-over of power is completed there next month.

He discovered evidence of some shocking behavior including corruption, kidnap, drug use, murder and child abuse.

Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Anderson about his report.

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