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Aneela with her parents
Photo from Compass Direct

The abductors of two Pakistani Christian sisters, Saba and Aneela (click here for more information), were charged on February 21 with kidnapping, trespassing and threatening the girls' family, according to a February 26 report from Compass Direct. The charges come after the three kidnappers entered the property of the girls' parents in late December and threatened to kill the family and burn down their house. In spite of the judge's decision, at last report the local police had yet to arrest the three men.

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