Afghan Biographies

Wafadar, Sakhi Jan

Name Wafadar, Sakhi Jan
Ethnic backgr. Pashtun
Date of birth
Function/Grade Warlord Khost Province
History and Biodata

2. Previous Functions:
Candidate for Wolesi Jirga Election 2010,

3. Biodata:
The name of Sakhi Jan Wafadar from Khost ,  was removed by the Independent Election Commission (IEC) from a list of 2,673 standing for the September 18 elections, saying he had links to a armed group. He denied having links to armed groups. He said he joined the government two years ago under the national reconciliation programme and is currently the commander of guards providing security for a road construction project in the province. "If the IEC does not include my name in the list, I will return to the militants and will participate in anti-government activities," he warned.

Last Modified 2011-05-16
Established 2010-07-13