Kidnapped boy Sahil back at school after ordeal

THE five-year-old schoolboy who was kidnapped in Pakistan has returned to school for the first time.

Sahil Saeed, from Oldham, Greater Manchester, was snatched by armed raiders on March 4 and held for 12 days before being released unharmed.

His mother, Akila Naqqash, said how happy she is to have him home. She said: "I am lucky to have him back. Sometimes I wonder if this is real, I pinch myself."