Misbah Iram Ahmed Rana
: مصباح ارم احمد رانا
) (born July 1994), also known as Molly Campbell
, is a Scottish
girl of mixed Scottish-Pakistani
heritage when she was at the centre of an alleged child abduction
case in August 2006.
Misbah/Molly was born in Glasgow
to Sajad Ahmed Rana (b. 1960), and mother, Louise (b.1968), and has two elder brothers Omar (b.1986) and Adam (b.1990), an elder sister Tahmina (b. 1988). She also has a half-sister Rachel (b. 2006), her mother's child with her new partner Kenny Campbell, and two other younger half-sisters who are her father's children with his new wife. Misbah had acquired the surname Campbell from the man with whom her mother lived in Stornoway.
Her parents married in Muslim tradition
in 1984, after her mother converted to Islam
. Growing up, the children were raised within the Muslim faith
until discontent became apparent between Sajad and Louise. They eventually divorced in 2001, when Misbah was seven, and all four Rana children initially stayed with their father, as requested by their mother. He eventually relocated back to his homeland of Pakistan
; the children accompanied him for the first few months before returning to their mother in Scotland. In 2005, Tahmina and Adam chose to return to Pakistan to live with their father while Misbah remained in her mother's custody. Her... Read More