Banned outfit claims it abducted Gilani`s son

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

Updated: Aug 07, 2013, 08:36 AM IST

Islamabad: 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 on Tuesday.

Ail Haider Gilani was kidnapped on May 02 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.

IANS