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Waheed Arafat Khan

Suspected UK-US airline bomb plotters Member


Location of DetentionUnited Kingdom
Capturing AuthorityUnited Kingdom
Date of CaptureAug. 10, 2006
Location of CaptureUnited Kingdom
AffiliationUK-US airline bomb plotters
Alternate Name(s)Arafat Waheed Khan
Date of BirthMay 18, 19811
Place of BirthGuranwala, Pakistan2
Charged withConspiracy to murder; Preparing terrorist acts4
Charging authorityUnited Kingdom
In connection withUK Foils Transatlantic Bombings
Charges issuedAug. 21, 2006
Case statusPending
Narrative and Notes
  • The charges against him suggest his role in the alleged plot began sometime after Jan. 1, 2006.
  • Bank of England froze assets Aug. 11, 2006.
  • Address in London, United Kingdom, E17.
  • Brother of Assan Abdullah Khan.1,3,4
  • Both he and Abdula Ahmed Ali are described as brothers to suspect Assan Abdullah Khan, but Waheed and Abdula were born a little more than 7 months apart.
  • Some news reports say his wife was also arrested with their baby.3
    1 Bank of England press release, Aug. 11, 2006.
    2 Bank of England frozen assets list.
    3 'The arrested suspects.' The Daily Telegraph, Aug. 13, 2006.
    4 'Eleven Charged over Bomb Plot.' BBC, Aug. 21, 2006.
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