Ahmad Zaheer D. is a former member of the Afghan military forces. In this capacity, he was reportedly responsible for interrogation of captured fighters on at least one occasion. While interrogating three detained fighters, Ahmad allegedly severely beat them by hand and by a plastic tube together with another military official. He apparently beat a prisoner, pulling him by the hair, while the other soldier stood nearby with an assault rifle in his hand. The exact time and place where these abuses allegedly occurred are still to be clarified.
Ahmad is also alleged to have desecrated and battered the remains of an enemy commander while bragging that he has “killed him like a donkey”. Then he allegedly showed villagers how to attach a meat hook to the dead man’s head before suspending him by a rope around his neck and saying he should be “hanged like a donkey”.