The government of Afghanistan has released 4159 prisoners from the Bagram prison after they were transferred to Afghan control.
Head of the Bagram prison and commander of the military police, General Farooq said around 5021 prisoners who were detained by US forces, have been transferred to Afghan during the past three years.
Gen. Farooq further added 4159 prisoners have been released from the Bagram prison after their cases were reviewed by review panel.
He said they have not received the files regarding 336 prisoners from the US side.
The review panel presented their report regarding the progress of Bagram prisoners transfer to a meeting which was chaired by President Hamid Karzai on Monday.
Afghan national security advisor was instructed to urge the US forces in Afghanistan for immediate transfer of remaining files to Afghan attorney general office.
The responsibilities of US-run Bagram prison was handed over to the Afghan government earlier last year, after Kabul and Washington reached a deal for the transfer the detention facility to Afghan control.
Transfer of Bagram prison where thousands of suspected Taliban and al-Qaida operatives were held, was a source of tension between Afghanistan and the United States.
Bagram prison was transferred after Afghan government offered “private assurances” that detainees whom the United States considers to be most dangerous would not be released.