Afghan Biographies

Mullah Abdul Ahad Jahangirwal


Name Mullah Abdul Ahad Jahangirwal
Ethnic backgr. Pashtun
Date of birth
Function/Grade Ex Taliban official
History and Biodata

3. Biodata:
Mullah Abdul Ahad
Jahangirwal served as a special adviser and secretary to Mullah Omar during the Taliban rule in Afghanistan. He was also Taliban spokesman in Kandahar.

Taliban demanded his release 2012 when Pakistan, on the Afghan government’s request, started releasing detained militants. The senior Taliban Mullah Jahangirwal was arrested by Pakistani authorities in 2009 and released 20131127.

Last Modified 2013-11-27
Established 2013-11-27