Afghan Biographies

Barakzai, Shah Mohammad

Name Barakzai, Shah Mohammad
Ethnic backgr. Pashtun
Date of birth 1979
Function/Grade Alleged Drug Dealer
History and Biodata

3. Biodata:
barakzai_shahShah Mohammad Barakzai was born Jan 1st, 1979 in Helmand Province. He is said to be a prominent Drugdealer and Businessman. He was arrested in Afghanistan on March 31, 2011 for Drug Trafficking and  convicted in Afghanistan on August 2011. He was sentenced to 5 years in Prison. He is involved in business of NEW AHMADI LTD. a.k.a. NEW AHMADI LTD; a.k.a. NEW AHMADY LTD Sarafi Market, Shop 48/49 Gereshk, Helmand, Afghanistan and MOHAMMAD WALI MONEY EXCHANGE a.k.a. NEW AHMADY LTD. KANDAHAR Sarafi Market, Fourth Floor Shop #1 Kandahar, Afghanistan.

The United States on 20120620  slapped sanctions on an Afghan drug trafficking network and designated two leaders Shah Mohammad Barakzai and Haji Baz Mohammad as Specially Designated Narcotics Traffickers. Barakzai is said to be the head of a drug trafficking organisation based in Gereshk, Afghanistan.

The US Department of Treasury also designated under the Kingpin Act two other individuals and entities located in In addition to Barakzai, who has been convicted and sentenced in Afghanistan for operating as a narcotics trafficker, Treasury also named three of his associates: Abdul "Doctor" Hadi, who used his pharmaceutical background to process opium for Barakzai's network; Haji Baz Mohammad, who controls opium cultivation and transportation for the network; and Mohammad Wali, who served as the main financial conduit for the network in Kandahar.Afghanistan for their support to Shah Mohammad Barakzai and his organisation.


Last Modified 2012-06-26
Established 2012-06-26