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British girl missing for three years in Pakistan on way home

Published on Dec 28, 2012 7:28 PM

LONDON (AFP) - A six-year-old girl is on her way home to Britain more than three years after she was abducted by her father and taken to Pakistan, police said on Friday.

Atiya Anjum-Wilkinson disappeared in November 2009 after going to stay with her father, Razwan Ali Anjum.

The former insurance salesman told the girl's mother, Gemma Wilkinson, that he was taking Atiya to Southport in northwest England but instead took her to the Pakistani city of Lahore.

He told his former partner that she was "never going to see Atiya again".

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