Police searching for missing 3-year-old, father

Abdul-Ghani Wahhaj and Siraj Ibn Wahhaj

CLAYTON COUNTY, Ga. — Clayton County police say they are searching for a 3-year-old and his father.

Abdul-Ghani Wahhaj is traveling with his father Siraj Ibn Wahhaj but authorities said they are concerned for his health and a “Pick Up Order” has been issued for the boy.

Police said the boy's mother called officers on Dec. 10 when she said Siraj Ibn Wahhaj had not returned with the boy since Dec. 1.

The mother of Abdul-Ghani Wahhaj told officers and detectives that Abdul suffers from seizures, developmental and cognitive delays and is unable to walk due to suffering a Hypoxic Ischemic Encephalopathy (HIE) at birth.

If you have any information on the two, you're asked to call 770-477-4026.


Adbul-Ghani Wahhaj is thought to still be in the care of his father and the pair were last seen in Chilton County, Alabama where they were involved in a single-vehicle accident on December 13, 2017 at 1:30 a.m. on I-65.

At the time of the accident, Abdul and Siraj were in the company of seven others who were traveling with them.

Information provided to the Alabama officer who made contact with the group indicated that they were traveling to New Mexico for a camping trip.

After the accident, the group was picked up in a 2006 Ford Box-truck bearing Delaware tag number “CL085217” which is registered to Lucas Allen Morton of Atlanta, Georgia.

Abdul-Ghani Wahhaj is described as approximately three feet tall, weighs 22 pounds and has brown hair and brown eyes.

Siraj Ibn Wahhaj is described as a 39-year-old man, who is six feet one inch tall, weighs 250 pounds and has black hair and brown eyes.

Anyone who has information regarding the whereabouts of Abdul-Ghani Wahhaj is asked to contact the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children at 1-800-THE-LOST (843-5678), the Clayton County Police Department at 770-477-4026 or dial 911.