Doctor Aafia Siddiqui was born on 2nd March in 1972 in Karachi, Pakistan who has completed her education from United States of America. She is a Neuroscientist by profession as her father; Muhammad Salay Siddiqui was also a Neuroscientist who is now deceased. She is also known as “Gray Lady of Baghram” and “Prisoner 650”. Doctor Aafia Siddiqui’s mother was member of Pakistan’s Parliament and was a prominent icon in Pakistan politics. She has three siblings and Doctor Aafia Siddiqui is the youngest one than all.
Doctor Aafia Siddiqui stayed in USA for completing her education and settled in Massachusetts and done her PHD in Neuroscience in 2001 from the Brandeis University. She is very humble and calm in nature that always loves to help others and was working with many social and Islamic institutes for charity purpose. She got married in 1995 with Amjab Muhammad Khan, an anesthesiologist by profession. Her wedding was completely arranged and the marriage obligation was done through telephone. Her first son born in 1996 and a daughter in 1998, both of her children are American by nationality.
In 2001, Doctor Aafia Siddiqui, along with her family went to Malden, Messachusetts. Doctor Aafia Siddiqui and her husband were blamed that they have purchased Body Armor, Night Vision Equipment and some Military Manuals which were of $10000. After completion of her education, she returned to Pakistan in June of 2002. In the month of August of 2002, Doctor Aafia Siddiqui’s husband announced at her parent’s house that he want to get divorce from her for being involving in the violent activities and in Jihad. Their divorce happened in 2002 in the month of October. She returned again to USA in December 2002 and came back in January 2003.
In February of 2003, Doctor Aafia Siddiqui got married to an Al-Qaeda member, Ammar Al-Baloch. In 2003 when she was working in Aga Khan University, a member of Al-Qaeda, Khalid Sheikh Muhammad, arrested by the CIA and after the investigations, on March 2003, FBI issued Wanted Alerts for Doctor Aafia Siddiqui and her Ex-husband. She was blamed of being a courier of Blood Diamonds and a financial fixer for the Al-Qaeda. On 30th March 2003, she left her parents house to visit his uncle but she vanished from there along with her three children.
On 1st April of 2003, Pakistan Interior Ministry also confirmed her involvement in Al-Qaeda and will remain in custody for being a terrorist. According to an investigation of UN Investigators for the 9/11 Commission in 2004, Siddiqui, using the alias Fahrem, was one of the six alleged Al-Qaeda members. From 2003 to 2004, the government of Pakistan was saying that they don’t know any thing about her that where she is. Meanwhile, in May of 2004, USA listed her name among the seven Most Wanted people of Al-Qaeda. Mother and sister of Doctor Aafia Siddiqui refused to accept that Aafia has any connection with this gang.
She was then caught by the USA force from Ghazni province of Afghanistan in 2008. She was wearing Burqa (Veil) at that time and was with a young boy hanging bag on her side. When police checked her bag they found documents in that on which creation of some weapons were mentioned and some of the areas of USA were highlighted for the attack. She is now in imprisonment in Forth Worth, Texas.