Afghan Biographies

Amirpoor, Maj Gen Shah Mir


Name Amirpoor, Maj Gen Shah Mir
Ethnic backgr. Tajik
Date of birth
Function/Grade Herat Jail Director Commander Prison
History and Biodata

1. Former Herat Jail Superintendent Director Chief Director of Prisons West Zone :
Gen. Abdul Majeed Sadiqi (20100327),
Major General Shah Mir Amirpoor Shahmir Amirpor (20120508)

2. Previous Functions of Maj Gen Shahmir Amirpoor:
Prison Director Pul-i-Charkhi Prison, Kabul (20040904),
Prison Director Kunduz (20100208),
Prison Director Herat (20120507)

3. Biodata:
Maj Gen Shahmir Amirpoor Shah Mir Amirpur Shahmir Amirpor was the Commander of Pul-i-Charkhi Prison in Kabul (2006) when three American mercenaries were held in that prison (Jack Idema and two others). The US Embassy Kabul, DOS and FBI played a strange role in that case. Amirpoor, a Northern Alliance member, sided with Idema and was later transfered to Herat and later to Kunduz to get out of reach of the US Embassy.

Background:
1,754 inmates, including 110 women, are being held in jails across Herat province (20100516). 2,586 prisoners being held in the central jail, 122 are women.(20120528)

Last Modified 2012-11-09
Established 2010-02-08