|History and Biodata
Maulvi Faqir Mohammed, Maulvi Faqeer Mohammad, Molvi Faqir Muhammad, Naib Amir of TTP, Molvi Faqir Muhammad, Amir Tehrik e Taliban Bajor and Naib Amir Tehrik e Taliban Pakistan, Naib Amir Maulavi Faqir Mohammad was born 1970i n Chopatra, in Bajaur Agency, Pakistan. He is a member of the Mohmand tribe and, until March 2012, was a deputy leader of the Pakistani Taliban umbrella group Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan. Mohammed was a staunch activist of TNSM. He and his two sons were captured in Afghanistan after the fall of the Taliban in late 2001, and were held in Dera Ismail Khan jail in southern Pakistan. However, he successfully fled back to Pakistan, where his knowledge of the territory has been useful to Al-Qaeda operatives. Faqir Mohammed launched attacks on Pakistani border posts from Afghanistan's eastern Kunar province, across the border with Pakistan's Bajaur Agency, and was hosted by Qari Zia-ur-Rahman. Mohammed claimed responsibility for a 4 July 2011, attack on a paramilitary checkpoint and for similar attacks in June 2011 on several border villages in Bajaur. During a radio broadcast Mohammed stated, "Our fighters carried out these two attacks from Afghanistan, and we will launch more such attacks inside Afghanistan and in Pakistan. He was captured again in Afghanistan on February 17, 2013 and on 18 February 2013 arrested along with his four accomplices by Afghan Intelligence Officials while he was trying to enter Pakistan’s Tirah Valley from Afghanistan’s Nangarhar province. President Ashraf Ghani has sent a message that he was prepared to handover the Taliban Naib Amir Maulvi Faqir Mohammad to Pakistan. Sources reported that Afghanistan has linked the transfer of Maulvi Faqir Mohammad with the handover of Taliban commander Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar. Sources added that both the countries were in touch at the diplomatic level but the exchange of prisoners.(20141005)
President Ashraf Ghani has sent a message that he was prepared to handover the Taliban Naib Amir Maulvi Faqir Mohammad to Pakistan. Sources said that though there was no agreement between the two countries for the transfer of prisoners, yet Maulvi Faqir Mohammad would be handed over to Pakistan under UN rules. Afghanistan has linked the transfer of Maulvi Faqir Mohammad with the handover of Taliban commander Mullah Abdul Ghani.(20160121)
Maulvi Faqir is married.