“Mawlavi Mohammad Waziri was stabbed to death by another prisoner in the jail” the cultural department of Hezb-e-Islami said
He added that Mawlavi Wazir was originally a resident of Helmand province and was a key ally of the Hezb-e-Islami who was serving in the prison.
Mawlavi Wazir was initially injured in the attack and succumbed to his injuries after he was taken to the clinic for the treatment.
The party accuses certain guards of the prison and other prisoners in the attack in Mawlavi Wazir.
According to Hezb-e-Islami, another person was also wounded in the attack.
According to reports, scores of prisoners belonging to Hezb-e-Islami are currently serving in the key jails of the country, including the central Pul-e-Charkhiprison.