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.

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
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