Afghan Biographies

Frogh, Abdul Fattah Maj Gen

Name Frogh, Abdul Fattah Maj Gen
Ethnic backgr. Pashtun
Date of birth
Function/Grade Ex Police General
History and Biodata

2. Previous Functions:

Chief of Afghan Public Order Police (20171122) suspended

3. Biodata:
Maj Gen Abdul Fattah Frogh has been suspended as commander of Afghan Public Order Police after he issued a letter that was criticized for alleged discrimination against a particular ethnic group. In the letter dated 18th November, the command citing presidency’s instruction asked a Kabul brigade to provide names of possible members excluding Tajiks for an anti-riot unit of 500 members.The letter fueled accusations of ethnic bias in the government. Authorities have launched an inquiry over the issue and two including the commander of Public Order Police and the recruitment manager at the command have been suspended.(20171122)

Last Modified 2017-11-22
Established 2017-11-22