No clue to Upper Dir boy missing for 50 days

Updated 22 Sep 2020

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Eight-year-old's uncle says the whole family was going through trauma and waiting for his safe return. — AFP/File
Eight-year-old's uncle says the whole family was going through trauma and waiting for his safe return. — AFP/File

UPPER DIR: Parents of an eight-year-old boy, who has been missing for the last 50 days from remote Thall Kohistan area of Upper Dir, have demanded of the police to help recover him.

Speaking at a press conference in Dir, Hazrat Faqeer, father of the missing boy Abdur Rahman, said his son went missing 50 days ago and he could not be recovered as yet.

He said they had filed an FIR against five persons, including Hayat Khan, Sultan Mohammad, Iqbal Hussain, Abdur Rahman Khan and Musafar Shah.

Zarin Khan, an uncle of the boy, said missing Abdur Rahman was a brother of nine sisters.

He said the whole family was going through trauma and waiting for his safe return.

They complained that the local police were not helping to recover the boy. They appealed to the IGP, chief justice of the Peshawar High Court, commissioner Malakand and Upper Dir DPO to help them in safe recovery of their son.

Published in Dawn, September 22nd, 2020