|Name Abdul Asghar|
Rank Supreme Commander
|Born January 1, 1977 (age 38)
Bahawalpur, Pakistan (1977-01-01) |
Battles/wars Afghanistan war, Kashmir War
Battles and wars War in Afghanistan, Indo-Pakistani War of 1947
Pakistan arrests JeM Chief Masood Azhar brother Abdul Rauf Asghar मसूद अजहर, अब्दुल रऊफ असगर
Abdul Rauf is a commander of the militant Pakistani group Jaish-e-Mohammed, based mainly in the Pakistan-administered portion of the state of Kashmir and also in Afghanistan. The younger brother of Jaish-e-Mohammad chief Masood Azhar, he was involved in the hijacking of an Indian Airlines Flight 814 and is one of the most wanted persons in India due to his history of militant activities.
Abdul Rauf Azhar took command of the Jaish-e-Mohammed on April 21, 2007, when his older brother, Maulana Masood Azhar its former leader, went underground.
In 2009 the BBC News reported Rauf was one of the leaders summoned to Islamabad to help the Pakistani government negotiate with hostage-takers who had seized 42 civilians.
On December 2, 2010, the United States Treasury designated Azhor a terrorist.