NARRATIVE SUMMARIES OF REASONS FOR LISTING
TI.K.149.10. SALEH MOHAMMAD KAKAR AKHTAR MUHAMMAD
Saleh Mohammad Kakar Akhtar Muhammad was listed on 4 November 2010 pursuant to paragraph 2 of resolution 1904 (2009) as being associated with Al-Qaida, Usama bin Laden or the Taliban for “participating in the financing, planning, facilitating, preparing, or perpetrating of acts or activities by, in conjunction with, under the name of, on behalf of, or in support of” or “otherwise supporting acts or activities of” the Taliban.
Saleh Mohammad Kakar Akhtar Muhammad is a narcotics trafficker who has run an organized smuggling network in Kandahar and Helmand Provinces, Afghanistan, which met Taliban logistical and financial needs. Prior to his arrest by Afghan authorities, Saleh Mohammad Kakar Akhtar Muhammad operated heroin processing laboratories in the Band-e-Timor area of Kandahar Province that were protected by the Taliban. Saleh Mohammad Kakar Akhtar Muhammad has been in contact with senior Taliban leaders, collected cash on their behalf from narco-traffickers, and managed and hid money belonging to senior Taliban members. He was also responsible for facilitating tax payments to the Taliban on behalf of narco-traffickers. Saleh Mohammad Kakar Akhtar Muhammad has owned a car dealership in Kandahar and has provided the Taliban with vehicles for use in suicide attacks.
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