Conspiracy to Murder a United States National While Outside the United States; Conspiracy to Use aWeapon of Mass Destruction Against a National of the United States While Outside the United States
Hakimullah Mahsud, Zulfiqar Mehsud, Hakeemullah Mehsud, Hakimullah Masoud, "Mehsud"
Date(s) of Birth Used:
January 1, 1980;circa 1978 - 1981
Place of Birth:
Kotkai Region, SouthWaziristan, Pakistan
Scars and Marks:
Mehsud has scars from facial acne.
Mehsud belongs to the Eshangai clan of the Mehsud tribe. Mehsud, believed to be aresident of the Federally Administered Tribal Area (FATA) of Pakistan, is the leader of theTehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), known as the Pakistani Taliban.
Hakimullah Mehsud is wanted for his alleged involvement in the December 30, 2009 bombing of a United States militarybase located near the Afghan town of Khost, that lies along the Afghanistan-Pakistan border. The blast from the explosionkilled seven United States citizens and injured six other United States citizens. The explosion occurred after a suicidebomber entered the military base and detonated a device that was hidden under his clothing.On August 20, 2010, Mehsud was charged federally with conspiracy to murder a United States National while outside theUnited States and conspiracy to use a weapon of mass destruction against a National of the United States while outsidethe United States. That same day, a federal warrant was issued by the United States District Court, District of Columbia,for Mehsud's arrest.On September 1, 2010, the United States added Hakimullah Mehsud to its list of Specially Designated Global Terroristsand the TTP to its list of Foreign Terrorist Organizations.
The Rewards For Justice Program, United States Department of State, is offering a reward of up to $5 million forinformation leading directly to the apprehension or conviction, in any country, of Hakimullah Mehsud.
SHOULD BE CONSIDERED ARMED AND DANGEROUS
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