Mohamed Gulab, who saved the Navy SEAL Marcus Luttrell from the Taliban, has successfully fled Afghanistan with his family. Michael Wildes, Managing Partner of Wildes and Weinberg, P.C. is pleased to announce that his client, Mohammed Gulab, is now out of Afghanistan with his family. Wildes stated: “He is now out of Afghanistan, a refugee under international law. He is a man who now seeks safe haven to avoid being sent back with his family by any government that would have the gall to put him in harm’s way.”
“I have received word from the U.S. government that Mohammed’s case is currently under review, for what I hope will be the resettlement of him and his family here in the United States,” stated Managing Partner Michael J. Wildes.
For those who may not be familiar with Mohammed Gulab: an Afghani goat herder, Gulab, took on the role of protector for a wounded Navy SEAL Luttrell against all odds. Wounded, alone and outnumbered, Navy SEAL Luttrell had little chance of survival in the hills of Afghanistan, an area controlled by the ruthless Taliban. Gulab displayed instinctual courage and humanity by rescuing the SEAL, and ensuring his safety back to his U.S. military unit. From that moment, Mr. Gulab was a marked man. Since Navy SEAL’s Luttrell’s rescue, Mr. Gulab was shot and he and his family suffered ongoing violent attacks. In recent months, the Governor of the province where Gulab lived ordered his Commanders and the Taliban Mujahideens “to kill Gulab” stating: “I hope the suicide bombers or Taliban brothers will fulfill my order…send you to the grave…asking why you did not perform Jihad and why you handed over the Jewish, non-Muslim soldier to the Americans”.
Michael Wildes, a former Federal Prosecutor (U.S. Attorney’s Office) and Mayor (Englewood, New Jersey) added: “Our government can take ownership by granting Mr. Gulab and his family refugee status, so that they can resettle permanently in the United States. We will continue to work with the U.S. government on Mr. Gulab’s behalf to embrace this extraordinary hero and provide the safe haven to him and his family. We can never forget his courage and hospitality he once provided by opening his humble home’s door to our wounded soldier.”
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