Afghan Biographies

Abdullah, Maulawi

Name Abdullah, Maulawi
Ethnic backgr. Pashtun
Date of birth 1980
Function/Grade Preacher Scholar Sabari District Khost Province
History and Biodata

3. Biodata:
Maulavi Abdullah was born 1980 in Khost Province, Maulavi Abdullah was a high school teacher in Sabari Sorbari district, Khost Province and also served as a mullah at a village mosque. In addition, he is an itinerant teacher of the Koran. Such teachers go from village to village and stay for as long as the community welcomes them, teaching the Koran in the mosque and occasionally meeting with other itinerant evangelicals.

Maulavi Abdullah was at one of these meetings in Khost City 13 days ago (20111003) when, on his way home to Sabari district, he was detained by intelligence agents, said his younger brother, Maulavi Habibullah.

He had been detained for 12 days by the Afghan intelligence service arrived at a hospital badly beaten, suffering from kidney failure, and slipping in and out of consciousness, said doctors at the hospital and local health clinic where he was treated Thursday. They said they were not sure he would survive.(20111013)

Last Modified 2011-10-14
Established 2011-10-13