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SECURITY COUNCIL AL-QAIDA AND TALIBAN SANCTIONS COMMITTEE ADDS NAMES
OF THREE INDIVIDUALS TO CONSOLIDATED LIST
On 29 June 2009, the Security Council Al-Qaida and Taliban Sanctions Committee approved the addition of the three entries specified below to its Consolidated List of individuals and entities subject to the assets freeze, travel ban and arms embargo set out in paragraph 1 of Security Council resolution 1822 (2008) adopted under Chapter VII of the Charter of the United Nations.
C. Individuals associated with Al-Qaida
QI.Q.271.09. Name: 1: ARIF 2: QASMANI 3: na 4: na
Title: na Designation: na DOB: Approximately 1944 POB: Pakistan Good quality a.k.a.: a) Muhammad Arif Qasmani b) Muhammad ‘Arif Qasmani c) Mohammad Arif Qasmani d) Arif Umer e) Qasmani Baba f) Memon Baba g) Baba Ji Low quality a.k.a.: na Nationality: Pakistani Passport no.: na National identification no.: na Address: House Number 136, KDA Scheme No. 1, Tipu Sultan Road, Karachi, Pakistan Listed on: 29 Jun. 2009 Other information: Associated with Lashkar-e-Tayyiba (QE.L.118.05.) and Al-Qaida (QE.A.4.01.). In detention as at June 2009.
QI.M.272.09. Name: 1: MOHAMMED 2: YAHYA 3: MUJAHID 4: na
Title: na Designation: na DOB: 12 Mar. 1961 POB: Lahore, Punjab Province, Pakistan Good quality a.k.a.: Mohammad Yahya Aziz Low quality a.k.a.: na Nationality: Pakistani Passport no.: na National identification no.: Pakistani national identification number 35404-1577309-9 Address: na Listed on: 29 Jun. 2009 Other information: Associated with Lashkar-e-Tayyiba (QE.L.118.05.). In detention as at June 2009.
QI.A.273.09. Name: 1: FAZEEL-A-TUL 2: SHAYKH ABU MOHAMMED 3: AMEEN 4: AL-PESHAWARI
Title: na Designation: na DOB: a) Approximately 1967 b) Approximately 1961 c) Approximately 1973 POB: Konar Province, Afghanistan Good quality a.k.a.: a) Shaykh Aminullah b) Sheik Aminullah c) Abu Mohammad Aminullah Peshawari d) Abu Mohammad Amin Bishawri e) Abu Mohammad Shaykh Aminullah Al-Bishauri f) Shaykh Abu Mohammed Ameen al-Peshawari g) Shaykh Aminullah Al-Peshawari Low quality a.k.a.: na Nationality: na Passport no.: na National identification no.: na Address: Ganj District, Peshawar, Pakistan Listed on: 29 Jun. 2009 Other information: Associated with Al-Qaida (QE.A.4.01.). In detention as at June 2009.
In accordance with Section 6, paragraph (g) of the Committee’s Guidelines for the Conduct of its Work, the publicly releasable portion of the statement of case detailing the bases for listing of the above-mentioned individuals, as provided by the designating State(s), is included herewith (statement of case in italic).
“Arif Qasmani is the chief coordinator for 1267-listed entity (QE.L.118.05) Lashkar-e-Tayyiba’s (LeT) dealings with outside organizations and has provided significant support for LeT terrorist operations. Qasmani has worked with LeT to facilitate terrorist attacks, to include the July 2006 train bombing in Mumbai, India, and the February 2007 Samjota Express bombing in Panipat, India. Qasmani utilized money that he received from Dawood Ibrahim, an Indian crime figure and terrorist supporter, to facilitate the July 2006 train bombing in Mumbai, India. Qasmani also conducted fundraising activities on behalf of LeT in late 2005. Arif Qasmani has also provided financial and other support to al Qaida. As of late 2006, Qasmani provided funding to al Qaida members and facilitated the return of foreign fighters to their respective countries. Between 2004 and 2005, Qasmani provided al Qaida with supplies and weapons and facilitated the movement of al Qaida leaders in and out of Afghanistan. In return for Qasmani’s support, al Qaida provided Qasmani with operatives to support the July 2006 train bombing in Mumbai, India, and the February 2007 Samjota Express bombing in Panipat, India. Qasmani also facilitated the movement of al-Qaida personnel out of Afghanistan in 2001. In 2005, Qasmani provided Taliban leaders with safe haven and a means to smuggle personnel, equipment, and weapons into Afghanistan.”
MOHAMMED YAHYA MUJAHID
“Mohammed Yahya Mujahid is the head of the 1267-listed entity (QE.L.118.05) Lashkar-e-Tayyiba’s (LeT) media department and has served as an LeT media spokesman since at least mid-2001. In that capacity, Mujahid has issued statements to the press on behalf of LeT on numerous occasions, including after the December 2001 LeT attacks on the Indian Parliament, and following the November 2008 attacks in Mumbai, India. Mujahid’s statements on behalf of LeT have been reported by international news sources such as BBC News, the New York Times, the International Herald Tribune, and Asia Times Online. As of late 2007, Mujahid was influential among the LeT central leadership.”
FAZEEL-A-TUL SHAYKH ABU MOHAMMED AMEEN AL-PESHAWARI
“As of early 2008, Fazeel-A-Tul Shaykh Abu Mohammed Ameen al-Peshawari (Ameen al-Peshawari), the leader of the Ganj Madrassah in Peshawar, Pakistan, was providing assistance, including funding and recruits, to the al Qaida network. He also provided funding, explosive suicide vests and other resources to the Taliban. Ameen al-Peshawari has actively facilitated the activities of anti-Coalition militants operating in Afghanistan by raising money in support of terrorist activities and began a campaign to support militants in Pakistan. As of 2006, Ameen al-Peshawari was providing monetary compensation to families of fighters killed in Afghanistan and was involved in anti-Coalition recruiting activities.”
The Committee’s List is updated regularly on the basis of relevant information provided by Member States and regional organizations. This is the fourteenth update of the List in 2009. An updated List is accessible on the Committee’s website at the following URL: http://www.un.org/sc/committees/1267/consolist.shtml.
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