Missing Kilkenny boy (4) now believed to be in Pakistan with male relative
A four-year-old boy who lives in Kilkenny and was the subject to a missing person appeal earlier this week is now in Pakistan with a male relative, gardai believe.
On Monday gardai launched a public appeal for information about Muaaz Usama who they said was missing from Kilkenny city area since Sunday.
Reports now say gardai have established Muaaz and his male relative flew out of Dublin Airport to Doha International Airport in Qatar on Sunday morning.
The Irish Independent reports that detailed investigations with international police forces have established that the boy and his male relative then travelled from Doha to the Pakistani city of Islamabad.
In their appeal this week, gardai described Muaaz Usama as being about 2ft 4in in height, of slim build, with black hair and dark brown eyes.
When last seen the boy was wearing a dark green/black hoody with a grey hood, blue jeans, black shoes and black socks. He may also be wearing a yellow hoody or a blue puffy jacket.