Criminal Investigative Task Force (CITF) Interview of Guantanamo Bay Detainee re: Detainee's Association with the Taliban

Detainee states that he is a member of the Jama'al al-Tabligh (JT) organization, which he claims is a peaceful organization and not associated with the Taliban. The detainee did admit that he joined the Taliban, but states he only did it because he was forced. He stated that he was taught how to set anti-tank mines by the Taliban, and that a notebook on mechanical engineering was from his school. He also states he was abused when taken in to custody and only admitted to being part of the Taliban when a knife was put to his throat.

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Investigative File
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Tuesday, September 14, 2004
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Tuesday, December 20, 2005
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CRIMINAL INVESTIGATIVE TASK FORCE (CITI
REPORT OF INVESTIGATIVE ACTIVITY 194
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3. ACTIVITY NUMBER

1. DATE OF INVESTIGATIVE ACTIVITY 2. PLACE

14 Sep 04 CITF, GTMO, Cuba

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s a member of the Jama'at al-Tabi (JT) in the ost Province of Afghanistan. said the JT was a peaceful organization that taught ligion arou • the world. He said he was not recruited into the Taliban as a result of being in the JT. stated h as forced to be in the Taliban when they came to his house and told him he was old enough and was • oing • ight for them in the north against MASOUD, a famous Northern Alliance leader. The Taliban sent to a mechanical school in Khost, AF to learn how to set k-o e-n-i-anti-tank mines. The anti-tank mines were left behind when the Russians were defeated.41.1111111111111gir
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1 the Taliban wanted him to team to set these anti-tank mines because the Russians were supplying the Northern Alliance with tanks. said the notebook found in his home was his that he took notes in fro ,the ---if. '"?)(eJ.-S-mechanical school since the Tallba did not have any books on the anti-tank mines. 11M111101, id he left the school after two days and returned ho e and b an to move because he did not want the Taliban to find him.
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(ISN#EIMININI,In the Khost Province of Afghanistan. said he borrowed 50;000 Kaldar
(Pakistani Rupees) from ecause of the new Karzal government and he wanted to exchange them for the
new currency, hopefully maid some profit. ted he paid back 10,000 Kaldar prior to his

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iMMIIIIIIIIINted the ntl-tank mines fou at his home were buried in a field by himself and his uncle because
he did not want them I e house. said the anti-tank mines were left at his house by a previous
occu ant named who was the Supreme Commander of the area during the time of the Russians.

tated that when all/Mleft the area he left behind all of his possessions to include carpets, pots,
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said he never set an anti-tank mine anywher HE said he left the school after two days and buried ,
all the anti-tank mines from his basement. so said he did not know of anyone named Mar-9(-)1(03
who said he was going to see for business when he was captured. stated he did not go to a

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stated he wo3-abused when he was first captured in Khost, Afghanistan. went on to
say that his first in ega6r, who was an American, made him admit to everything by holding a knife to his throat.

so stated his hands were tied in front of him and a sandbag was placed on his hands and he was , told to hold tern outward and not let them drop while he was made to walk back and forth all night 11111111.0111 -bt-A to-_ said this created a hard sore spot on his stomach that still hurts. 111/Nrsaid he was also made to bend over and grab his ankles and sometimes his knees. He also said he was of allowed to sleep for long periods of time. stated he was also mistreated by an American inte7ogator named gagNFl) in Baghram, AF
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when he was made to scrub the floors with a very small brush and take out urine buckets and clean them.
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