SECO Anti-terror updates for August 4, 2016

On Thursday, Swiss officials added the following 2 persons:

 

SSID: 10-34667 Foreign identifier: QDi.396 Name: Aslan Avgazarovich Byutukaev Spelling variant: Аслан Авгазарович Бютукаев (Russian)
DOB: 22 Oct 1974 POB: Kitaevka, Novoselitskiy District, Stavropol Region, Russian Federation Low quality a.k.a.: a) Amir Khazmat (Амир Хазмат) b) Abubakar (Абубакар) Address: Akharkho Street, 11, Katyr-Yurt, Achkhoy-Martanovskiy District, Republic of Chechnya, Russian Federation Nationality: Russian Federation

Relation: Commands a suicide battalion of Riyadus-Salikhin Reconnaissance and Sabotage Battalion of Chechen Martyrs (RSRSBCM) (QE.R.100.03., SSID 10-17726) Other information: Wanted by the authorities of the Russian Federation for terrorist crimes. Modifications: Listed on 3 Aug 2016

SSID: 10-34680 Foreign identifier: QDi.397 Name: Ayrat Nasimovich Vakhitov Spelling variant: Айрат Насимович Вахитов (Russian)
DOB: 27 Mar 1977 POB: Naberezhnye Chelny, Republic of Tatarstan, Russian Federation Good quality a.k.a.: Salman Bulgarskiy (Салман Булгарский) Nationality: Russian Federation

Relation: Member of Al-Nusrah Front For The People Of The Levant (QE.A.137.14., SSID 10-27843, “Bulgar Group”, leads a group of 100 fighters.) Other information: May use a fake passport of a Syrian or Iraqi citizen. Photo available for inclusion in the INTERPOL-UN Security Council Special Notice. Modifications: Listed on 3 Aug 2016 

and amended the following individual listing:

 

SSID: 10-28861 Foreign identifier: TI.R.172.14. Name: Rahmatullah Shah Nawaz
Title: Alhaj DOB: a) 1981 b) 1982 POB: Shadal Bazaar, Achin District (Shadaal), Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan Good quality a.k.a.: a) Quari RhamatRahmat (previously listed as) b) Kari Rahmat Address: a) Kamkai Village, Achin District, Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan b) Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan c) Surkhel village, Achin District, Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan d) Batan village, Achin District, Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan Nationality: Afghanistan

Justification: a) 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 subtribe. A Taliban commander since at least Feb 2010. Collects taxes and bribes on behalf of the Taliban as of Apr 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. b) Qari Rahmat was listed on 21 Aug 2014 pursuant to paragraph 2 of resolution 2160 (2014) 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”, “supplying, selling or transferring arms and related materiel to” as well as “recruiting for” and “otherwise supporting acts or activities of those designated and other individuals, groups, undertakings and entities associated with the Taliban in constituting a threat to the peace, stability and security of Afghanistan”. Other information: a) In early 2013, Rahmat served as a Taliban commander in the Shadaal Bazaar area of Achin District, Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan. Rahmat directed the activities of approximately 300 Taliban operatives in Achin District and provided operational guidance and weapons to these operatives. In late 2012, Rahmat led an attack on Afghan forces in Kot District, Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan. As of mid-2012, Rahmat served under the Taliban shadow district chief for Achin District, Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan. During this time, Rahmat was a Taliban facilitator who emplaced improvised explosive devices and conducted attacks against International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) and Afghan forces. b) As of early 2013, Rahmat collected taxes on behalf of the Taliban from drug traffickers based in the Shadaal Bazaar, Achin District, Nangarhar Province. As of mid-2012, Rahmat was in charge of collecting taxes from narcotics traffickers for the Taliban. c) Rahmat provides intelligence information to the Taliban. As of early 2013, Rahmat provided his Taliban superiors with information on the activities of Afghan government officials and Afghan security forces in Achin District, Nangarhar Province. Rahmat gathered intelligence for the Taliban from Afghan Government employees as of mid-2012 and also conducted investigations to expose ISAF and Afghan Government informants for the benefit of the Taliban. d) Rahmat has also provided lethal aid, housing, and guidance to Taliban fighters. As of late 2012, Rahmat provided rocket-propelled grenades, PKM light machine guns and AK-47 assault rifles to the Taliban. Rahmat also sheltered Taliban fighters at his guest house and provided tactical guidance to Taliban fighters during this period. As of late 2011, Rahmat had a guest house in Achin District where Taliban members often stayed. Modifications: Listed on 18 Sep 2014, amended on 21 Jul 2016, 3 Aug 2016 

under the sanctions against Al-Qaida, Osama bin Laden and the Taliban.

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