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Security Council 1988 Committee Adds Qari Saifullah Tokhi to Its Sanctions List

Security Council 1988 Committee Adds Qari Saifullah Tokhi to Its Sanctions List


On 18 March 2014, the Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 1988 (2011) approved the addition of the individual specified below to the Committee’s List (the 1988 List) of individuals and entities subject to the assets freeze, travel ban and arms embargo set out in paragraph 1 of Security Council resolution 2082 (2012):

A.  Individuals associated with the Taliban

TI.T.168.14. Name: 1: QARI 2: SAIFULLAH 3: TOKHI 4: na
Name (original script): قاري سیف الله توخى
Title: Qari  Designation: na  DOB: Approximately 1964  POB: Daraz Jaldak, Qalat District, Zabul Province, Afghanistan  Good quality a.k.a.: a) Qari Saifullah b) Qari Saifullah Al Tokhi c) Saifullah Tokhi  Low quality a.k.a.: Qari Sahab  Nationality: Afghan  Passport no.: na  National identification no.: na  Address: Afghanistan/Pakistan border region  Listed on: 19 Mar. 2014  Other information: Taliban Shadow Deputy Governor and operational commander in Zabul Province, Afghanistan, responsible for the laying of improvised explosive devices and the organisation of suicide attacks.  Physical description: height: 180 cm; weight: approximately 90 kg; build: athletic build; eye colour: brown; hair colour: red; complexion: medium brown.  Distinguishing physical marks: large round face, full beard, and walks with a limp due to plastic prosthesis in place of his left lower leg.  Ethnic background: Pashtun; Belongs to Tokhi tribe, Barkozai sub-tribe (alternative tribe spelling: Torchi).  Marital Status: married.  Father’s name: Agha Mohammad.  Brother’s name: Humdullah.

The Committee’s List is updated regularly on the basis of relevant information provided by Member States and international and regional organizations.  This is the second update of the List in 2014.  An updated List is accessible on the Committee’s website at the following URL:

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