IBRAHIM ALI ABU BAKR TANTOUSH

QDi.057
IBRAHIM ALI ABU BAKR TANTOUSH
Date on which the narrative summary became available on the Committee's website: 
28 March 2011
Date(s) on which the narrative summary was updated: 
24 March 2015
10 July 2015
Reason for listing: 

Ibrahim Ali Abu Bakr Tantoush was listed on 11 January 2002 pursuant to paragraph 8 (c) of resolution 1333 (2000) 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 or in support of”, “supplying, selling or transferring arms and related materiel to” or “otherwise supporting acts or activities of” Usama bin Laden, Al-Qaida (QDe.004), and the Revival of Islamic Heritage Society (QDe.070).

Additional information: 

Ibrahim Ali Abu Bakr Tantoush is associated with the Afghan Support Committee (ASC) (QDe.069), the Revival of Islamic Heritage Society (RIHS) (QDe.070) and the Libyan Islamic Fighting Group (LIFG) (QDe.011).

Tantoush was the director of the Peshawar, Pakistan, office of RIHS and also served as the ASC manager in Peshawar. He has provided Usama bin Laden (deceased) and his associates with facilities in Peshawar, and has carried money and messages on behalf of Bin Laden.

Tantoush travelled to South Africa on 1 November 2003 using fraudulent South African identification documents issued under a false name of Abdel Ilah Sabri. On 3 February 2014, he left Cape Town, South Africa, for Tripoli, Libya, on flight 8U3014, using Libyan passport number 347834. His asylum status in South African has been revoked and he has been included in the national system to be stopped.