Afghan Biographies

Zadran, Sardar Mullah

Name Zadran, Sardar Mullah
Ethnic backgr. Pashtun
Date of birth 1976
Function/Grade Ex Afghanistan Ulema Council Chief
History and Biodata

2. Previous Function:
Head of a Shura ‘council’ of former Mujahideen in Khost province.(20151010)
Afghanistan National Ulema Council chief (2021) acting

3. Biodata:
Mullah Sardar Zadran Maulvi Mohammad Zadran Mawlawi Muhammad Sardar Zadran Mollawi Sardar Zadran was born 1976 in Kost Province. He is a former Haqqani commander in eastern Afghanistan and has been arrested by the Taliban in southeastern Khost province, sources said. Sardar Zadran's son Samiullah said on August 30 that Taliban fighters in a car drove his father away from his home in the eastern province of Khost the previous day. A photo was later released appearing to show Sardar Zadran, the former head of the Khost council of religious scholars, blindfolded and seated. (20210831) Mawlawi Sardar Zadran is a distant relative of Jalaluddin Haqqani. A bomb was placed in a vehicle parked along the roadside in Khost city and went off when Mawlawi Mohammad Sardar Zadran was going through the area in his vehicle.(20151010) Mawlawi Zadran had separated ways with Haqqani Network and joined government through the reconciliation process about 12 years ago.(2003)
The Taliban released Maulvi Mohammad Sardar Zadran, a former leader of Afghanistan's highest religious body, after briefly arresting him on Monday, reported Sputnik.(20210830)

Last Modified 2021-09-04
Established 2021-09-04