United States v. Muhammad Pahlawan, Mohammad Mazhar, Ghufran Ullah, and Izhar Muhammad

February 22, 2024

Weapon Program: 

  • Military

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Related Country: 

  • Pakistan
  • Somalia
  • Yemen

Introduction and Agent Background

1. I make this affidavit in support of a criminal complaint charging: Muhammad PAHLAWAN with (1) intentionally and unlawfully transporting on board a ship any explosive material, knowing that it is intended to be used to cause, or in a threat to cause, death to any person or serious injury or damage for the purpose of intimidating a population, or compelling a government or an international organization to do or to abstain from doing any act in violation of 18 U.S.C. § 2280a(a)(1)(B)(i); and (2) providing materially false information to a Federal law enforcement officer during a boarding of a vessel regarding the vessel’s destination, origin, ownership, registration, nationality, cargo, or crew, while on board a vessel without nationality subject to the jurisdiction of the United States, in violation of 18 U.S.C. § 2237(a)(2)(B).