Afghan Biographies

Brig Gen Zarawar Zaheed Khan Zahid (killed)

Name Brig Gen Zarawar Zaheed Khan Zahid (killed)
Ethnic backgr. Pashtun
Date of birth
Function/Grade Ex Police Commander
History and Biodata

2. Previous Functions of Brig Gen Zarawar Zahid:
Provincial Police Commander Ghazni (2010081-20131004)
Provincial Police Commander Maidan Wardak (Zarawar refused to take up his new assingment 20131004)
Provincial Police Commander Paktika (20150927)
Provincial Police Commander Nangahar ANP (20160426, 20160517, 20160911 killed)

3. Biodata Brig Gen Zarawar Zaheed Zorawar Khan Zahid
Zarawar Zahid was wounded in one of his arms, when his plane flown from the central city of Ghazni province to Rashidan district, where the main target of the tour was to visit the national army authorities. The plane was targeted by a mortar fired from the armed Taliban fighters (20121227)

Two days after Zarawar was transferred to Maidan Wardak, he  said he could not continue his job, though he agreed with Ministry of Interior orders. Gen. Zarawar made clear he was not ready to take up his new assignment, asking the ministry to appoint someone else as Wardak police chief in his stead.(20131004)

General Zarawar Zahid was killed
in a explosion in Hesarak district by an Improvised Explosive Device (IED). (20160911)

Last Modified 2017-02-18
Established 2017-02-18