This news release is issued in respect of the restrictive measures directed against the ISIL (Da’esh) and Al-Qaida organisations.
The following entity has been added to the UK’s Consolidated List of Financial Sanctions and is now subject to an asset freeze by virture of section 24 of the Terrorism and Other Crime (Financial Restrictions) Act 2014.
a.k.a: (1) Ahrar-ul-Hind (2) Jamaat-e-Ahrar (3) Tehrik-e Taliban Pakistan Jamaat ul Ahrar
Address: (1) Lalpura, Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan (since June 2015). (2) Mohmand Agency, Pakistan (as at August 2014).
Other Information: UN listing. UN ref QDe.152. Splinter group of the Tehrik-e Taliban Pakistan (QDe.132). Associated with Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant, listed as Al-Qaida in Iraq (QDe.115). Formed in Aug. 2014 in Mohmand Agency, Pakistan. Operates from Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan and Pakistan-Afghanistan border region.
Listed on: 07/07/2017 Last Updated: 07/07/2017 Group ID: 13491.
Financial institutions and other persons are requested to check whether they maintain any accounts or otherwise hold funds or economic resources for, or provide financial services to, the designated entity. If so, they must freeze such accounts or other funds and, unless licensed by the Treasury, refrain from dealing with said funds or economic resources, and suspend the provision of any financial services. They must also report their findings to the Sanctions Officer at the Customs and Excise Division of the Treasury.
Failure to comply with financial sanctions legislation or to seek to circumvent its provisions is a criminal offence
Further details of the sanctions regime related to ISIL (Da’esh) and Al-Qaida and links to the Consolidated List of Individuals and entities subject to other financial sanctions regimes may be found on the Customs and Excise pages of the Isle of Man Government website.