UN, OFSI add Tariq Gidar Group to counter terror sanctions

Today, under the authority of the United Nations and European Union Financial Sanctions (Linking) Regulations, UK regulators added the following entity to its ISIL (Da’esh) and Al-Qaida counter terrorism sanctions program:

TARIQ GIDAR GROUP (TGG)

a.k.a: (1) COMMANDER TARIQ AFRIDI GROUP (2) TARIQ AFRIDI

GROUP (3) TARIQ GEEDAR GROUP (4) TARIQ GIDAR AFRIDI GROUP (5) TEHREEK- I-TALIBAN PAKISTAN GEEDAR GROUP (6) TEHRIK-E-TALIBAN-TARIQ GIDAR

GROUP (7) THE ASIAN TIGERS (8) TTP GEEDAR GROUP (9) TTP-TARIQ GIDAR GROUP Address: Afghanistan/Pakistan border region. Other Information: UN Ref: QDe.160. Splinter group of Tehrik-e Taliban Pakistan (TTP) (QDe.132). The group was formed in Darra Adam Khel, Federally Administered Tribal Area (FATA), Pakistan, in 2007. (Listing to be treated as temporary for 30 days from the date of listing by the UN or until the EU adds the new listing to an existing sanctions regulation (whichever is sooner) in accordance with Policing and Crime Act 2017). Listed on: 25/03/2019 Last Updated: 25/03/2019 Group ID: 13786.

Link:

OFSI Notice

UN Press Release

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