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Kakai Khan is a citizen of Afghanistan who was held in extrajudicial detention in the United States Guantanamo Bay detention camps, in Cuba. His Guantanamo Internment Serial Number was 1075. Joint Task Force Guantanamo counter-terrorism analysts estimate that He was born in 1971 in Gardez, Afghanistan. Khan was repatriated without charges on October 11, 2006.
Combatant Status Review Edit
- Main article: Combatant Status Review Tribunal
- a. The detainee committed a belligerent act of has directly supported hostilities in aid of enemy armed forces:
- The detainee purchased explosives from an individual who is known to sell high explosives to anti-coalition militants.
- The detainee is an anti-coalition militia member.
- The detainee purchased a Kalishnikov rifle, six magazines, two hand grenades and one American Bolt-Action. Clip-Fed rifle from a shop in Kabul.
- b. The detainee participated in military operations against the coalition.
- The detainee is responsible for a rocket attack on the Gardeyz Firebase.
Kakai chose to participate in his Combatant Status Review Tribunal. In response to a court order the Department of Defense published a five page summarized transcript Khan's Combatant Status Review Tribunal on March 3, 2006.
Administrative Review Board hearingEdit
- Main article: Administrative Review Board
The following primary factors favor continued detention
- a. Commitment
- Detainee is responsible for a rocket attack on Gardeyz Firebase.
- Detainee is an anti-coalition militia member.
- b. Training
- Detainee revealed he was taught to use bombs during the Jihad, (probably when he was between 12 and 15), and that he knows about the construction of the bombs that destroyed shops.
- Detainee claims a vendor in Kabul from whom he purchased the two rifles trained him how to fire the Russian made weapons.
- According to the detainee, the only instruction he ever received on explosives was how to pull the pin and throw a hand grenade. The merchant from whom he bought the grenade provided this instruction.
- c. Connections/Associations
- Detainee has been linked to Mullah Ghani a former Taliban commander.
- Mullah Ghani has been identified as an Anti-Coalition militia member who operates in the Zormant area of Sahak, Afghanistan.
- Ghani has also been identified as having smuggled Kalashnikov rifles and rocket propelled grenades.
- Mullah Ghani works directly for Saifullah Rhaman Mansour, a former commander for the Taliban 8th Division in Kabul, Afghanistan.
- Detainee has been linked to Bow Audin, a person known to sell explosives to Anti-Coalition militants.
- d. Other Relevant Data
- The detainee purchased a Kalashnikov rifle, six magazines, two hand grenades and one American Bolt-Action Clip-Fed rifle from a shop in Kabul.
- Detainee was captured by Afghani National Army and American forces based on his involvement in the bombing of two video stores in Gardez.
The following primary factors favor release or transfer
- a. Detainee denies that he was ever involved in the bombing of two video stores in Gardez.
- b. The detainee has never sworn Bia-at to any person or organization except for the old king Zaher Sha.
- c. Detainee denied ever receiving any military training.
- d. Detainee said his arrest was due to one of four possible acquaintances whom Detainee believes falsely accused him of Anti-Coalition Militia (ACM) assistance and activity.
- e. Detainee claims no involvement with armed hostilities towards American or Coalition forces.
- f. Detainee claims the weapons found in his home were purchased for home defense.
Kakai chose to participate in his Administrative Review Board hearing.  In the Spring of 2006, in response to a court order, the Department of Defense published a six page summarized transcript of his hearing.
See also Edit
- ↑ OARDEC (May 15, 2006). "List of Individuals Detained by the Department of Defense at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba from January 2002 through May 15, 2006" (PDF). United States Department of Defense. http://www.dod.mil/news/May2006/d20060515%20List.pdf. Retrieved 2007-09-29.
- ↑ Kakai Khan – The Guantánamo Docket  The New York Times
- ↑ OARDEC (4 October 2004). "Summary of Evidence for Combatant Status Review Tribunal -- Kakai, FNU". United States Department of Defense. pp. page 47. http://www.dod.mil/pubs/foi/detainees/csrt_arb/000700-000783.pdf#47. Retrieved 2008-02-15.
- ↑ OARDEC (date redacted). "Summarized Statement". United States Department of Defense. pp. pages 15–19. http://www.defenselink.mil/pubs/foi/detainees/csrt_arb/Set_31_2145-2265.pdf#15. Retrieved 2008-02-15.
- ↑ OARDEC (7 June 2005). "Unclassified Summary of Evidence for Administrative Review Board in the case of Kakai, FNU". United States Department of Defense. pp. pages 75–76. http://www.dod.mil/pubs/foi/detainees/csrt_arb/ARB_Round_1_Factors_000794-000894.pdf#75. Retrieved 2008-02-15.
- ↑ OARDEC (date redacted). "Summary of Administrative Review Board Proceedings of ISN". United States Department of Defense. pp. pages 132–137. http://www.defenselink.mil/pubs/foi/detainees/csrt_arb/ARB_Transcript_Set_11_21662-22010.pdf#132. Retrieved 2008-02-15.
- Guantanamo Inmate Database: Kakai Khan
- Defining Success at Guantanamo: By What Measure?  Jeffrey H. Norwitz July-August 2005