Afghan Biographies

Barakzai, Ghulam Farooq LtGen

Name Barakzai, Ghulam Farooq LtGen
Ethnic backgr. Pashtun
Date of birth
Function/Grade Bagram Detention Center Head
History and Biodata

2. Previous Functions:
Defence Ministry in charge of policy
Head Bagram Detention center (20120402)

3. Biodata:
General Ghulam Faruq Barakzai is a professional military man from Shindand; herat Province,  who was trained before 1978 and fought in the anti-Soviet jihad. The general’s background points to a possible connection with the deputy chair of the National Security Council and close Karzai ally, Engineer Ibrahim Spinzada.

LtGen Ghulam Farooq Barikzai Barekzai   has been named to take over the Bagram detention centre.(20120402) as Chief commander of Afghan Detention Operations Command at Parwan.

Last Modified 2012-09-10
Established 2012-04-02