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Cablegate: Visas Viper Submission

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UNCLAS SECTION 01 OF 02 MADRID 003728

SIPDIS

VISAS VIPER

DEPT FOR CA/VO/L/C AND INR/IC/TIPOFF

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: CVIS KVPR PTER ASEC CMGT PINR PREL ALI
SHAFAAT ET AL)
SUBJECT: VISAS VIPER SUBMISSION

1. POST WISHES TO SUBMIT AND/OR UPDATE THE FOLLOWING
NAMES AND INFORMATION TO CLASS IN ACCORDANCE WITH VIPER
PROCEDURES:

2. ON SEP. 15, 2004, THE SPANISH POLICE ARRESTED THE
FOLLOWING INDIVIDUALS IN BARCELONA, SPAIN. THEY ARE
ACCUSED OF FORGERY AND DRUG TRAFFICKING. SPANISH
POLICE ARE ALSO TRYING TO DETERMINE IF THEY ARE PART OF
AN ISLAMIC TERRORIST CELL OR INVOLVED IN THE ISLAMIC
TERRORISM FINANCIAL NETWORK. DURING THE ARREST, POLICE
SEIZED A LARGE AMOUNT OF FORGED DOCUMENTS, PASSPORTS,
SPANISH I.D. CARDS, SPANISH RESIDENCE I.D.CARDS FOR
FOREIGNERS, CREDIT CARDS, DIVERSE DOCUMENTATION, VIDEO
TAPES AND COMMERCIAL BOOKS ON BIN LADEN, SEVERAL COPIES
OF THE KORAN AND 100 GRAMS OF HEROIN. NO ARMS OR
EXPLOSIVES WERE FOUND. POLICE SUSPECT THE ARRESTED
MIGHT HAVE USED THE PROCEEDS OF THEIR ILLEGAL
ACTIVITIES TO FINANCE RADICAL ISLAMIST TERRORIST CELLS.

3. NAME: ALI, SHAFAAT

- AKA: IQBAL, SHAHZAD (IN GERMANY)
- GENDER: MALE
- DEC. 1, 1970, GUJRAT, PAKISTAN
- PREVIOUSLY ARRESTED IN MAY 1999
- CLASS: NEGATIVE

4. NAME: KHAN, NASSER AHMAD

- ALIASES: KANH, NASSER AHMAD
- DPOB: FEB. 6, 1955, RAWALPINDI, PAKISTAN
- CLASS: POSITIVE UNDER NASIR AHMED KHAN, POB JUL
16, 1958.
- KNOWN TO INTERPOL LYON, FRANCE AS KANH, NASSER
AHMAD. HE WAS ARRESTED IN FRANCE ON DEC. 11, 2000 FOR
DRUG TRAFFICK. RESIDES AT 25/6 GASSERGASSE, VIENNA,
AUSTRIA.

5. NAME: AFZAAD, MOHAMMAD

- GENDER: MALE
- DPOB: JAN. 1, 1965, PAKISTAN
- CLASS: NEGATIVE

6. NAME: IQBAL, FARHAT

- GENDER: MALE
- DPOB: AUG. 14, 1970, GUJRANWALA, PAKISTAN
- ALSO KNOWN IN GERMANY AS: FARHAT, IQBAL, DPOB:
AUG. 14, 1975, PAKISTAN
- ARRESTED IN GERMANY ON FEB. 9, 1998 FOR
TRAFFICKING WITH STOLEN ITEMS AND ILLEGAL INMIGRANTS.
HE WAS ALSO ARRESTED IN SWITZERLAND ON FEB. 5, 2003 FOR
POSSESION OF HEROIN.
- CLASS: NEGATIVE

7. NAME: AKHTAR, MUSOOD

- GENDER: MALE
- DPOB: AUG. 9, 1970, PAKISTAN
- CLASS: POSITIVE UNDER AKHTAR, MASOOD, DOB: JUL 13,
1967.

8. NAME: ASLAM, ADNAM

- GENDER: MALE
- DPOB: 1980
- CLASS: POSITIVE UNDER 214(B) "R" DUB

9. NAME: KHAN, IRFAN

- GENDER: MALE
- DPOB: DEC. 12, 1970, PAKISTAN
- ALSO KNOWN IN GERMANY AS BUTT, ARFAN HUSSAIN,
DPOB: JUNE 17, 1968, GUJRANWALA, PAKISTAN.
- INDIAN AUTHORITIES HAD ISSUED A WARRANT OF ARREST
ON IRFAN MOHAMMED KHAN, A SUSPECTED TERRORIST.
HOWEVER, SPANISH POLICE HAVE NOT YET CONFIRMED IF THE
DETAINEE IDENTITY IS THE SAME.
- CLASS: POSITIVE UNDER DIFFERENT DOB

10. NAME: GAMAR UZ, ZAMAN

- AKA: UZ ZAMAN, QAMAR
- GENDER: MALE
- DPOB: FEB. 12, 1966, TOPY, PAKISTAN
- CLASS: POSITIVE UNDER DIFFERENT DOB

11. NAME: ANWAR, MAHMOOD

- GENDER: MALE
- DPOB: 1969, PAKISTAN
- CLASS: NEGATIVE

12. THE SPANISH NATIONAL COURT EXAMINING JUDGE ORDERED
THE IMPRISONMENT OF THE ABOVE INDIVIDUALS ON CRIMINAL
CHARGES, PENDING THE RESULTS OF INVESTIGATIONS ON
POSSIBLE TERRORIST ASSOCIATION OR COLLABORATION.

MANZANARES

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