21 July 2016

Security Council 1988 Sanctions Committee Amends One Name on Its Sanctions List

On 21 July 2016, the Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 1988 (2011) enacted the amendments specified with strikethrough and underline in the entry below to its 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 2255 (2015) adopted under Chapter VII of the Charter of the United Nations.

A. Individuals

Name (original script): قاری رحمت  رحمت الله شاه نواز   
Title: na Alhaj Designation: na DOB: a) 1981 b) 1982 POB: Shadal (variant Shadaal) Bazaar, Achin District, Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan Good quality a.k.a.: a) Qari Rahmat (previously listed as) b) Kari Rahmat Low quality a.k.a.: na Nationality: na Afghan Passport no.: na National identification no.: na Address: a) Kamkai Village, Achin District, Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan b) Kamkai Village, Achin District, Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan c) Surkhel village, Achin District, Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan d) Batan village, Achin District, Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan Listed on: 21 Aug. 2014 Other information: Physical description: eye colour: brown, hair colour: black, weight: 77-81 kg, height: 178 cm short-to-medium black beard, short black hair. Belongs to Shinwari tribe, Sepahi sub-tribe.  A Taliban commander since at least Feb. 2010. Collects taxes and bribes on behalf of the Taliban as of April 2015. Liaises with and provides Taliban operatives in Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan, with information, guidance, housing and weapons and has emplaced improvised explosive devices (IED) and conducted attacks against International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) and Afghan forces. Involved in drug trafficking and operates heroin laboratory in Abdulkhel village, Achin district, Nangarhar province, Afghanistan.

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