Amira Farooq Mubarak

Amira, circa 2000; Age-progression to age 17 (circa 2017); Muhammad Farooq Butt

  • Missing Since 08/05/2000
  • Missing From Manhattan, New York
  • Classification Family Abduction
  • Date of Birth 08/30/1999 (18)
  • Age 11 months old
  • Height and Weight 2'0, 30 pounds
  • Clothing/Jewelry Description Crystal stud earrings.
  • Distinguishing Characteristics Asian female. Black hair, brown eyes. Amira has a birthmark on her upper right arm and her ears are pierced. She may use the last name Butt. She is of Pakistani descent.

Details of Disappearance

Amira disappeared from the New York borough of Manhattan on August 5, 2000. She was abducted by her non-custodial father, Muhammad Farooq Butt. A felony warrant was issued for him on August 18, 2000.

A photo of Butt is posted with this case summary. His date of birth is December 18, 1971, making him 28 years old at the time of Amira's abduction. He's described as Asian, of Pakistani descent, 6'0 and 175 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes. Butt has a mole on his chin and may also have a goatee. He may use the alias Frank Mubarak. Some agencies spell his name "Muhammed."

Amira and Butt may have left the country and may now be in Canada or Pakistan. Bayonne, New Jersey police are investigating Amira's abduction.

Investigating Agency

  • Bayonne Police Department 201-858-6900

Updated 7 times since October 12, 2004. Last updated May 13, 2018; age-progression and details of disappearance updated.