Afghan Biographies

Khorasani, Abdul Hamid

Name Khorasani, Abdul Hamid
Ethnic backgr. Tajik
Date of birth
Function/Grade Warlord in Panjshir
History and Biodata

2. Previous Function:
Head ‘Nahzat-e-Islami Muqawomat’
Warlord in Panjshir

Provincial Police Commander dismissed (20211226, 20220320)

3. Biodata:
Abdul Hamid Khorasani alias Khurasani is the leader of an illegal armed group in Panjshir. He was wounded in a clash with security officers.(20210812) Abdul Hamid Khorasani leads a movement called ‘Nahzat-e-Islami Muqawomat’. Khorasani is accused of murder, extortion, hostage-taking and drug smuggling. He got arrested 3 times by the Afghan government for illegal activities and 3-4 months ago when the Taliban's hadn't captured Afghanistan he was making videos on his YouTube channel and Twitter saying " I would die but not surrender to the Taliban's" "Panjsher is my home and every Talib that steps here will die" And now he has joined an alliance with the Taliban's before even fighting.

Local sources in Panjshir province say there has been an armed clash between Taliban forces and Abdul Hamid Khorasani’s men. According to sources, the clash took place after Taliban forces shot and killed a young man in the Anaba district of Panjshir today Sunday afternoon. Abdul Hamid Khorasani, security chief of the Taliban Police Command for Panjshir province, confirmed the news.(20211226)


Abdul Hameed Khurasani, chief of the security department of the central province of Panjshir, has been dismissed and been replaced by Atiqullah Sediqi, local officials said on Sunday.(20220320)

Officials in Panjshir said that Khurasani was dismissed for misusing his authority three months ago.  

Khurasani in a video on social media said that he was dismissed by the provincial governor but his dismissal has yet to be signed by the Ministry of Interior (MoI). He accused the provincial governor of mistreating the residents of Panjshir and he urged the leadership of the Islamic Emirate to dismiss him.  “I am saying it again. I am waiting for the order of the Islamic Emirate,” he said. “… I am not a personal soldier of Mawlavi Qudratullah (Panjshir's governor).”(20220321)



Last Modified 2022-03-21
Established 2021-08-12