Afghan Biographies

Amarkhel, Aminullah Amarkhil MajGen

Name Amarkhel, Aminullah Amarkhil MajGen
Ethnic backgr. Pashtun
Date of birth 1963
Function/Grade Provincial Police Commander Herat
History and Biodata

1. Provincial Police Commanders Herat ANP:
Mohammad Ayub Salangi, Baba Jan (20050316),
Nisar Ahmad Paikar (20061103),
Shafiq Fazili, Fazli (20061209),
General Mohammad Juma Adil (20080514),
General Ismatullah Alizai (20081113 - 20091200),
Gen Salim Ehsas, Ihsas, Ehsaas (20100531, 20100811),
Gen Sayed Agha Saqib (20110120 - 20120806) sacked
Syed Abdul Ghafar (20120807 - 20130204) resigned
Brig Gen Rahmatullah Safi (20130200, 20140126)
Major General Abdul Baqi Behsodi (20140000-20150218)
General Abdul Majeed Rozi  (20150219-20160700)

Brig Gen Muhammad Ayub Ansari (20160723-20180512)
Maj Gen Aminullah Amarkhel (20180512, 20190717)

Deputy Police Chief Herat:
Brig Gen Hamid Hameedi
Acting Police Chief Herat Dilwar Shah Dilawar Delawar (20101023),
Aminullah Azad (20141211)
Mohammad Naeem Andarabi (20150205)

Police Spokesman:
Col Noor Khan Nekzad Nikzad (20110411)

Police spokesman Abdul Ahad Walizada (20171015, 20180909)
Head of provincial criminal investigation department:
Lt Col Israheel Khan

Herat City Police Chief:
Ghulam Farooq Kohistani Faruq (20110810)
Provincial traffic police Chief:
General Ghulam Dastagir was shot dead by unknown gunmen riding motorcycle (20170813)
2. Previous Functions:
Customs Official (20061000)
Commander 1st Zone Border Police Eastern Border Police Zone (20100000 - 20120108 )
Military Expert and Analyst (20120200, 20120418)
Provincial Police Commander Baghlan (20131124-20150600)
Provincial Police Commander Ghazni (20151013, 20160327-20160830 resigened but still in office 20170517)
Provincial Police Commander Herat (20180512)

3. Biodata:
Amarhkhil_AminullahMajor General Aminullah Amarkhel Amerkhail Amarkhail Amerkhil was born 1963. He was the Afghan border police commander 1st Zone Border Police (head of border police in eastern Afghanistan), based in Nangahar Province. He stood as a Candidate in Wolesi Jirga election 2010 for Kabul Province. After investigation by the ECC and/or PECCs, it was decided that he had indeed not resigned his state posts before registering and so he was disqualified (20100908). Until October 2006, Amarkhil spent 18 months as the customs chief at Kabul International Airport was, responsible for halting the flow of drugs through Afghanistan's main airport. He was seeking asylum in London, claiming his life is in danger from drug lords who pressured the government to fire him amid corruption charges. Amarkhil contends he was so successful he upset drug lords tied to corrupt government officials, who in turn, accused him of corruption.

A barrage of 40 rockets was fired into eastern Afghanistan from Pakistan on 20110701 a senior official said, as General Aminullah Amarkhil, head of the border police in the eastern region offered his resignation over the government’s response to weeks of attacks. “I have submitted my resignation to the Interior Ministry because I can’t see my people being killed by shells fired from Pakistan,” Amarkhil told Reuters. Amarkhil’s spokesman said the resignation had not been accepted, but Interior Ministry spokesman Sediq Sediqqi said the ministry had not received a resignation letter.The whole affair is looking be arranged and smells fishy, because the Karzai Regime wants to blame Pakistan for the deteriorating security in Afghanistan.

Gen. Aminullah Amarkhel the border police chief for eastern provinces on 20120108 announced his resignation, saying he had been receiving security threats. High-ranking government officials had prevented him from talking to the media after he reacted harshly to shelling of Afghan areas by Pakistani soldiers, the general recalled. He said 11 tonnes of narcotics were seized from traffickers last year. "Drug mafia has continuously tried to kill me," Gen. Amarkhel said, adding that the Ministry of Interior wanted to appoint him as provincial police chief, a position he did not accept.(20120108)

The provincial police chief of Ghazni province General Aminullah Amarkhel has reportedly resigned from his post due to the lack of support by the central government. His resignation has not yet been accepted. (20160830) The Ministry of Interior (MoI) has accepted his resignation as the police chief for Ghazni province. Officials said that Amarkhail resigned for health reasons.(20170702) They also said that Mohmmad Mustafa Mayar head of criminal investigation police zone 303 Spin Zar has been appointed as Ghazni's acting police chief.(20170702)

Officials said that Amarkhail resigned for health reasons.
They also said that Mohmmad Mustafa Mayar head of criminal investigation police zone 303 Spin Zar has been appointed as Ghazni's acting police chief.


Last Modified 2019-07-17
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