Afghan Biographies

Noori, Shah Jahan Gen.

Name Noori, Shah Jahan Gen.
Ethnic backgr. Tajik
Date of birth
Function/Grade Police Commander killed
History and Biodata

2. Previous Functions of Shah Jahan Nasrullah Noori:
Provincial Police Commander Ghor Ghowr (20061109, 2008)
Provincial Police Commander Takhar (2010 -20110528 killed )

3. Biodata Shah Jahan Nasrullah Noori Nuri:
Shah Jahan Noori s/o Nasrullah) former Ghor Police Chief. Tajik from Takhar. Failed to arrest suspects in a murder case even though the perpetrators were well known. Supports the tradition of honor killings. Involved in drugtrade, corruption in appointment of districtpolice chiefs, and support of local warlords.(Cable 532 US Embassy Kabul 20060706)

Provincial Governor Taqwa, provincial police chief Shah Jahan Noori, General Dawood Dawood, the police commander in northern Afghanistan and a former deputy interior minister and two NATO soldiers from Germany were also killed and a German General badly injured· in a rrmote controlled bomb attack in the Takhar Governor's compound (20110528). Authorities said 10 people were also wounded in the explosion.

Last Modified 2011-12-14
Established 2011-08-24