Hilal Hasan Ali Jaafar is wanted for
international parental kidnapping. Jaafar allegedly abducted
his son Mohamed Ali Helal Jaafar on January 20, 2006, while they
were overseas in Oman. When Mohamed's mother was ready to return
from Oman, to her home in Toledo, Ohio, her husband Jaafar would
not release Mohamed to her. Both father and son are believed
to be in Muscat, Oman in Al-Khouair. On September 19, 2006, Jaafar's
wife was granted an absolute divorce from him, and she was named
sole residential parent and legal custodian of Mohamed.
On August 11, 2008, Hilal Hasan Ali
Jaafar was charged with willfully retaining a child under the
age of 16, who has been in the United States, outside of the
United States, with the intent to obstruct the lawful exercise
of the parental rights of physical custody of the child. Additionally,
a federal arrest warrant was issued by the United States District
Court, Northern District of Ohio, Western Division.
Hilal Hasan Ali Jaafar may have ties to the following areas: Toledo, Ohio; Oman; Iran; Kuwait; India; Lebanon; Syria; Saudi Arabia; Yemen; and Dubai. Additionally, Jaafar speaks the following languages: Arabic; Farsi; English; Indian; Turkish (limited); and Al-Lawati (local dialect in Oman region). Regarding physical characteristics, Jaafar wears glasses on occasion and has a small mole/birthmark on his left cheek, which is undetectable under his facial hair. Jaafar is a religious person and a member of the Al-Lawati tribe. He may be dangerous and have violent tendencies.