Afghan Biographies

Mohammad, Mullah Mir

Name Mohammad, Mullah Mir
Ethnic backgr. Pashtun
Date of birth
Function/Grade Taliban Shadow Governor Baghlan Province
History and Biodata

3. Biodata:
Mullah Mohammad was the Taliban Shadow Governor in Baghlan Province. He was appointed in October 2009. Background: Confusion about places of arrest. On 20100217, Newsweek magazine reported that Mullah Abdul Salam had been arrested in Faisalabad city in Punjab province. Reuters news agency reported on 20100218 that both Mullah Abdul Salam and Mullah Mohammad Mir had been arrested in Quetta in Pakistan's south-western Baluchistan province. The New York Times says the two leaders were picked up from the town of Akora Khattak in the North West Frontier Province, the location of a major seminary, Darul Uloom Haqqania, where many senior Taliban leaders have studied.

Last Modified 2011-04-25
Established 2010-02-19