Afghan Biographies

Bakhtoor, Abdul Jalil Lt Gen

Name Bakhtoor, Abdul Jalil Lt Gen
Ethnic backgr. Tajik
Date of birth
Function/Grade Ex police Commander
History and Biodata

3. Biodata:
Lt Gen Abdul Jalil Bakhtoor, the former chief of Police in Farah Province, has joined the Taliban officialc of the Provincial Council confirmed. Bakhtoor’s son is still serving as deputy governor in the province. Footage shows Bakhtoor being warmly welcomed by the Taliban and Bakhtoor requesting that the Taliban provide security to him.“I request the Taliban leadership to maintain security and guarantee my safety so that the aliens cant pose any harm to me. The Taliban’s governor Haji Sher Aqa and the Taliban’s military chief Haji Abbas supported me a lot in the area,” Bakhtoor said in a video message released on social media. But Bakhtoor’s son Massoud has denied any alliance between his father and the Taliban. He said that his father went to his native town of Balabolok to see his relatives.(20200511)

Last Modified 2021-09-23
Established 2021-09-23