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12:30 am
Thu December 22, 2011

Missing College Student Found, Was Not Abducted

The 19 year old  Johnson County Community College  student  missing since  Friday,  December 16th , has been found   unharmed,  five days after her disappearance from the University of Kansas-Edwards campus in Overland Park.  Police say Aisha Khan had not been abducted.

Overland Park Police Chief John Douglass would not say where Khan had been, why she vanished or if she was with anyone.  Police had committed search resources as if
it was an abduction although they would  call it  a case of a missing person. Fifty police  and  more volunteers had  searched for miles  around  the 126th and Quivira  Road  campus and along Indian  Creek. The  F.B.I. had committed  four agents.

Douglass  said   his officers had  seen and spoken with Khan Wednesday afternoon and confirmed  she had not been abducted. Douglass also said there was no further investigation and no crime had been committed.

Earlier in the day a cousin of  the  woman  said she had been married to a Pakistani citizen last summer,  a month after he had  arrived in the U.S. and described it  as an arranged but not a forced marriage. Khan and her husband  shared an Olathe  apartment with her sister and the sister's husband.

Khan's family had  said Aisha and  her husband Waseem  had been planning to take a delayed honeymoon.

 Police had said the husband had not been involved in her disappearance.

Cell phone messages from Aisha Khan to a  sister the day she disappeared had described her fright at being harassed by a strange man on the Edwards campus and the  full-scale police search had followed. Police  said Khan had called and  text-messaged a sister and a cousin  six times in nine minutes but had not called  911.

Posted  Dec 22,011  1:30 a.m.