Afghan Biographies

Akhond, Abdul Manan Mullah


Name Akhond, Abdul Manan Mullah
Ethnic backgr. Pashtun
Date of birth
Function/Grade Mullah Omar's younger Brother
History and Biodata

3. Biodata:
Mullah Abdul Manan Akhund, the younger brother of Taliban’s deceased supreme leader Mullah Mohammad Omar has opposed the newly appointed ‘Emire” of Taliban. He said says that his family has not announced allegiance to Mullah Akhtar Mohammad Mansoor. Akhond and elder son of Omar Mawlawi Mohammad Yaqoub urged the Muslims to pray for the soul of the late Taliban chief. Afghan government officials maintain that Omar died two years ago, in 2013, at a hospital in Karachi, Pakistan. His son claims that he was murdered, but some others say he peaceful died at a hospital due to illness. (20150802)

Last Modified 2015-08-02
Established 2015-08-02