Afghan Biographies

Faqir, Mohammad Moeen Maj Gen

Name Faqir, Mohammad Moeen Maj Gen
Ethnic backgr. Pashtun
Date of birth
Function/Grade Ex ANA Commander
History and Biodata

2. Previous Functions Maj Gen Mohammad Moeen Faqir:
Commander 215th Corps ANA Helmand Maiwand (20151227, 20161001)
3. Biodata:
General Mohammad Moein Faqir,  former commander of the 215th Maiwand Corps of the Afghan National Army (ANA) forces  has been arrested on charges of corruption. He has been arrested on charges of embezzlement of funds and misuse of the authority. He was accused of theft from his men’s food and munitions budgets and other forms of corruption. Even as Afghan officials were complaining about how the Taliban were increasingly outfitted with black-market night-vision equipment, dozens of sets of night-vision goggles and laser sights went missing from General Faqir’s division. General Faqir, arrested in March 2017, is now serving a five-year prison sentence, according to Jamshid Rasool, the spokesman for the attorney general.(20170328)

Last Modified 2019-05-15
Established 2016-06-06