The 21-yr-old captured fidayeen was born at Faridkot village (pop 3,000), Dipalpur tehsil, of Okara district in Punjab province, 50 km east of Multan
Family belongs to Qasai caste. Father, Mohd Amir Iman, runs dahi-puri snack cart, mother, Noori Tai, looks after a ramshackle home Ajmal is one of 5 children. Eldest brother , Afzal, 25, works as a labourer in Lahore, lives near Yadgar Minar. Sister, Rukaiyya Husain, 22, is married in the village.
Then comes Ajmal. Sister, Suraiyya, 14, and brother Munir, 11, still at home Ajmal