Amira Farooq Mubarak

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Left and Center: Amira, circa 2000;
Right: Age-progression to age 15 (circa 2014)


Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: August 5, 2000 from Manhattan, New York
  • Classification: Family Abduction
  • Date of Birth: August 30, 1999
  • Age: 11 months old
  • Height and Weight: 2'0, 30 pounds
  • 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.
  • Clothing/Jewelry Description: Crystal stud earrings.
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    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 photograph and vital statistics for Butt are posted below this case summary. A felony warrant was issued for him on August 18, 2000, two weeks after he abducted his daughter. Amira and Butt may have left the country.

    Bayonne, New Jersey police are investigating Amira's abduction.


    Muhammad Farooq Butt
    Above: Muhammad Farooq Butt

    Date of Birth: December 18, 1971
    Age: 28 years old
    Height and Weight: 6'0, 175 pounds
    Distinguishing Characteristics: Asian male. Black hair, 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." Butt is of Pakistani descent.


    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Bayonne Police Department


    Source Information
    The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children
    Missing Children Society of Canada


    Updated 6 times since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated November 12, 2012; age-progression updated.

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