Banned outfit claims it abducted Gilani's son

Islamabad, Aug 7 (IANS) Three months after former prime minister Yousuf Raza Gilani's son went missing from Pakistan's Punjab province, a proscribed militant group has claimed responsibility for Ali Haider Gilani's abduction, the Geo News reported Tuesday.

Ail Haider Gilani was kidnapped May 2 during an election campaign in Multan city.

Abu Yazeed, a spokesperson for the outfit calling itself Al-Mansooreen Brigade, said Ali Haider Gilani was in their custody and safe.

The group would soon release a video of Ali Haider Gillani shortly after Eid and apprise about their demands, he added.

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