Abdul Rauf is a citizen of Pakistan reported to have been a senior leader in Sipah-e Sahaba Pakistan. Sipah-e-Sahaba was formerly a political party that operated openly, that was subsequently banned. Security officials now describe its members as "militants".
- "Forces claim killing two militant commanders". The News International. 2010-03-03. Archived from the original on 2010-03-04. http://www.webcitation.org/query?url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.thenews.com.pk%2Fdaily_detail.asp%3Fid%3D226981&date=2010-03-04. Retrieved 2010-03-01. "He along with two other leaders was said to be missing for long time. Officially, nothing could be confirmed about the death of Abdul Rauf."