WANTED

  • Participation in Terrorist Activities
  • Terrorist Activities

Ferid Ahmed Imam

Wanted on Canada-wide warrant for participation in terrorist activities, terrorist activities.

Ferid Ahmed Imam is a former student of Biochemistry at the University of Manitoba. He was considered to be a well liked and respected member of the community and had no involvement in criminal activity prior to leaving Canada. In March 2007, Imam departed Canada for Pakistan where he became involved as a weapons instructor at a terrorist training camp aligned with Al Qaida. According to RCMP interviews, Imam was positively identified as an Al Qaida weapons instructor using the alias "Yousef". An RCMP witness interview showed that Imam's objective in joining a terrorist organization and obtaining weapons training was to fight and kill NATO soldiers in Afghanistan. He was last seen in the town of Miran Shah, Pakistan. 

Working in conjunction with RCMP D Division National Security Enforcement Section

Personal description
  • Aliases: Yousef
  • Sex: Male
  • Born: September 1980
  • Place of Birth: Ethiopia
  • Hair Colour: Black
  • Eye Colour: Black
  • Height: 5 ft 7 in / 170 cm

Warnings

Take no action to apprehend this person yourself. Report any information to the nearest RCMP detachment or the police in your area or contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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