A family's desperate dash to freedom
Fleeing for their faith
He was tricked by Kazakh officials, summoned to the police station by a phone call that his sister, who had also fled to Kazakhstan, was in trouble. But something wasn't right about the call. The caller was unfamiliar. His sister was accused of using a stolen mobile phone. Indeed, it was a trap. Pastor Makset was arrested. His pregnant wife, Aygul, and their four young sons would not see him for days. All they could do was pray.