A meeting of Punjabi Taliban took place in Khider Khel village of Mir Ali tehsil in North Waziristan Agency in March 2010. The head of Suicide bomber wing of TTP Qari Hussain also attended the Punjabi Taliban meeting. Over two hundred Punjabi militants attended this meeting in Khider Khel. During the meeting it was decided that the group would be named Tehrik Islami Britain.
A man by the name of Jabbar who belonged to Madranja area in District Sargodha was chosen as the Amir of the group. Jabbar and his wife hold British Nationality. Jabbar was active in the Jihadi field since long. At first he was affiliated with Lashker Taiba of Hafiz Saeed. Later he joined Jaish Muhammad of Moulana Masood Azhar but quit it after some time when he developed serious differences with the leadership of Jaish Muhammad over the group role in Jihad against the American and NATO forces inside Afghanistan and quit it to. He hijacked people from Jaish Muhammad, Harkat ul Mujahedeen of Fazal Rehman Khalil, Lashker Taiba and Lashker Jhengvi and formed his own group by the name of Al-Furqan.
Jabbar was around thirty five or thirty six years old and was associated with the Afghan Taliban since 1994 when they first appeared in Afghanistan. He has fought against the forces of Northern alliance the main anti-Taliban force led by Ahmad Shah Masood on behalf of the Afghan Taliban.
Jabbar is said to have fought against the American and NATO forces when they invaded Afghanistan in October 2001 after the attacks of 9/11 inside America. According to FRC sources Jabbar is very close to the Arabs of Al-Qaeda and is said to have been trained by Al-Qaeda net work in Saudi Arabia.
Azam Mir a close friend of Jabbar since his child hood who belongs to the village of Dina in Jhelum district in the province of Punjab and who also holds British citizenship attended this meeting in Khider Khel. A friend of Azam Mir whose name is Adam and who is considered one of the founding member of Lashker Taiba and who is very active in recruiting Punjabi Taliban for the group also attended this meeting.
During the meeting it was decided that the Punjabi Taliban should stress on the unity of the group and recruit more and more people in the group to increase its power. Slogans were raised during the meeting that Jihad would go on against the forces of evil till doomsday. During the meeting it was decided that two committees would be formed one headed by a man named Abdullah who belongs to Faisalabad District of Punjab province and who also hold British nationality. Abdullah job would be to train and form groups to send them for Jihad against the American and NATO forces inside Afghanistan to free Afghanistan from their occupation.
The second committee is headed by Mujahid Ahmad who also holds British nationality and his job is to keep contacts with other militants groups active in the area and to recruit new volunteers for the group.
It was also decided in the group that the group headquarter would be in Khider Khel and offices of the group would also be established in the villages of Hassu Khel, Danday Darpa Khel, Data Khel , and Issori village. It was also decided in the meeting that the group would hold its next meeting in the end of July 2010 in Khider Khel North Waziristan Agency.
There are around five hundred men in this group and around one hundred of its members are active in different provinces of Afghanistan at all time.
Jabbar was killed in an American drone attack on 8.9.2010 in Mir Ali North Waziristan Agency
Due to the killing of Jabbar in a drone attack the July 2010 meeting could not take place because of frequent drone attacks in Mir Ali area which make the group careful and is now avoiding assembling in large numbers at one place due to the fears of spies and American drones and the meeting has been postponed for indefinite period. The name of the new leader of the group is not yet made public due to security reason.