Afghan nationwide deported from Nagpur could have joined Taliban, say cops as man’s gun-wielding picture surfaces on-line


An Afghan nationwide, who was deported to his nation from Nagpur in June this yr after he was discovered staying illegally, has apparently joined the Taliban and his image holding a rifle has surfaced on social media, a senior police official stated on Friday.

The Taliban has seized energy in Afghanistan because it swept into capital Kabul on Sunday after President Ashraf Ghani fled the nation.

“The person, Noor Mohammad Ajiz Mohammad, 30, was discovered staying in Nagpur for the reason that final 10 years illegally. He was dwelling in a rented place in Dighori space of the town. Appearing on a tip-off, the police had began protecting a watch on his actions. He was lastly nabbed and deported to Afghanistan on June 23,” he stated.

“After his deportation, he appears to have joined the Taliban and his picture holding a gun has emerged on social media,” he added.

In the course of the probe earlier, police had discovered that he had come to Nagpur in 2010 on a six-month vacationer visa. Later, he had utilized to the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) looking for a refugee standing for himself, however his utility was rejected. His attraction was additionally turned down by the UNHRC. Since then, he stayed in Nagpur illegally, the official stated.

One other police official stated that Noor Mohammad’s authentic title is Abdul Haque and his brother was working with the Taliban. Final yr, Noor had floated a video on social media with a sharp-edged weapon.

After he was nabbed, police discovered that he had “entry and exit wounds” from a gunshot close to his left shoulder, he stated, including that when his social media accounts have been checked, it was discovered that he was following some terrorists whose movies of gun firing have been obtainable on social media.

“He was within the enterprise of promoting blankets and was single. Police performed searches at his rented lodging, however didn’t discover something suspicious. His name particulars are additionally beneath the scanner of the police,” the official stated.