Afghan Biographies

Abdul Manan Hakimullah

Name Abdul Manan Hakimullah
Ethnic backgr. Pashtun
Date of birth 1985
Function/Grade TTP Leader
History and Biodata

3. Biodata:
Hakeemullah Abdul Manan was born in Salarzai of Bajaur district in 1985, Manan hailed from the Majakhel tribe. He first joined the TTP in December 2007 and actively participated in major attacks against security forces in Inayat Kallay, Loesam, Damadola, and Saparai back in 2008 to 2010.Manan was appointed as a Shura Member of TTP Malakand after the militant group was reorganised in 2023 by Noor Wali Mehsud, the leader of the Pakistani Taliban. He also served as a personal assistant to Azmat Ullah Mehsud (Azmat Lala) Wali Malakand, the chief of TTP Malakand.


He also served as a cleric at a Madrassa of TTP in Sarkano in Kunar province. He has also worked with several top TTP commanders such as Tahir alias Waqar, Umar alias Ismail and others.


He was arrested by the Afghan civil government in 2014 from the Nangarhar region and he remained in jail along with other TTP commanders like Shahid Umar and MFM. However, he was set free in 2021 following the fall of Kabul and the revival of the Taliban regime.

In previous years, he remained involved in various terrorist activities including IED blasts, targeted killing of Civilians and Security Forces, fire raids at installations and extortion in Bajaur.

Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) commander Abdul Manan, also known as Hakimullah, was killed on Sunday (Jun 16, 2024) in Afghanistan's Kunar province by unknown men. He was associated with the Malakand chapter of TTP. His killing is considered a big setback to the TTP and a major achievement for Islamabad.


Last Modified 2024-06-19
Established 2024-06-19