Afghan Biographies

Ehsas, Muhammad Salim Gen

Name Ehsas, Muhammad Salim Gen
Ethnic backgr. Hazara
Date of birth
Function/Grade Police Commander Kabul acting
History and Biodata

1. Former Kabul Police Commander:
General Abdul Basir Salangi (20030918),
General Abdul Wahid Baba Jan (20030919),
Major General Akram Khakrezwal (killed by bomb 20050601 in mosque in Kandahar),
Mohammed Akram (20050601),
Major General Abdul Jamil Jonbesh Azizi (200507),
Amanullah Gozar aka Guzar Gazar (20060603),
MajGen Esmatullah Daulazai aka Daulatzai Dawlatzai Asmatullah Dawlatzai (20070114),
Gen Muhammad Salem Ihsas Ehsas (20070923),
LtGen Abdur Rehman Abdul Rahman Rahman (20090209 - 20101129),
Abdul Rahman Rahimi (20110811)
Lt Gen Mohammad Ayub Salangi Mohammad Ayoubi Salangi (20101100,20111024, 20120415, 20130208)
Gen Mohammad Zahir Zahir (20130916) sacked 20140708 and ours later reinstalled. Resigned 20141129; resignation turned down (20141101) has been appointed as head of the Criminal Investigation Department (20141203)
Brig Gen Abdul Rahman Rahimi (20141203, 20150807, 20151015, 20170303)
Gen Hassan Shah Frogh (20170303, 20170621)
Gen Muhammad Salim Ehsas acting and deputy in-charge for security at the Ministry of Interior (MoI) (20170622)
Brig Gen Daud Amini Mohammad Dawood Amini (20180704)

Deputy Police Commanders:
Gen. Abdul Razzaq (20070923),
Gen. Muhammad Razzaq Yaqubi, (20070929),
Col. Mohammad Khalil Dastyar Khalilullah (20100110),
Nabi Charkhi, deputy provincial police chief? (20100911)

In charge of securing the Kabul district that includes the Presidential Palace and many government ministries:
Commander Mohammed Daud Amin (20100312),

Kabul criminal investigation department:
Sayed Abdul Ghafar Sayedzada, Kabul's criminal investigations police chief (20100115),
General Ali Shah Khan Paktiwal (20080903, 20100228)
Brig Gen Mohammad Salem Almas Mohammad Salim Almas, crime branch chief (20170303, 20171015)

Kabul Police Crime Branch Chief:
Col. Mohammad Zahir (20110313)

Kabul police chief in charge of Karte Naw (Zone 8):
Mohammad Naeem Qazawi (20130129)
Kabul Deputy Police Chief:
Daud Amin (20130516)
Deputy security police chief of Kabul Sayed Gul Agha Rohani (20150531, 20161103 )

2. Previous Functions of Gen Mohammad Salim Ehsaas Ehsas Ahsas Ihsas:
Police Chief Parwan Parvan Province (20070606),
Kabul Police Chief (20080206),
Police Chief Herat Province (20100600)
Police Chief 404 Maiwand Police Zone (20101219, 20111019)
Provincial Police Chief Balkh  ANP (20120924 -20131101)
Senior deputy minister of interior for security (2017)
Provincial Police Commander Kabul acting (20170622)

3. Biodata:
ihsas_salimInternational observers find Ehsas businesslike, task-oriented and uninterested in small talk, a COP who regularly debriefs his zone commanders and district chiefs. His early moves include strengthening security on IED-prone Jalalabad Road in the capital, adding checkpoints in the city and augmenting in-service training programs. Hasas emphasizes to others his substantial working relationship with President Karzai.(20071227)
The home of former Kabul Police chief Salim Ehsas Ihsas Ahsas Hasas was destroyed in an remotely controlled bomb attack 20091215, Ehsas sustained only minor injuries, according to a witness. Gen. Salim Ehsaas, was unhurt, as the bomb, remotely controlled, detonated near one of his escort vehicles in the restive district of Guzara, 10 kilometres south of the provincial capital Herat. (20100601). Senior deputy minister of interior for security General Mohammad Salim Ehsas also assumed the charge as the new acting police chief of Kabul city.(20170622)

Last Modified 2020-02-02
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