Missing minor girl from Jharkhand reunited with parents


JAMMU  : A minor girl aged 15 years was found alone on railway station, Jammu by the child help desk.

Accordingly a diary entry was registered with the Railway Police Force and the girl was produced before the child welfare committee.

With the efforts of the child welfare committee, Jammu and District Child Protection Officer Jharkhand, the family of the girl was traced, today they reached Jammu and the custody of the girl was handed over to her parents after proper verification and legal formalities.

Giving the details of the case, Chairperson, Child Welfare Committee, Jammu, Shalini Sharma informed that the girl was found abandoned in Jammu by railway child Helpdesk on January 3, 2022. She was placed before CWC Jammu for shelter and rehabilitation. The girl was placed in govt. shelter home Jammu, Trikuta Nagar for short term stay till pending inquiry. The girl shared that she had left the house after an argument with her parents. After a counselling session, the girl shared the address and contact number of her family. The District Child Protection Officer Jharkhand was contacted who reached out to the family and further confirmed that the girl has been missing from her house since January 1, 2022 and the missing report is registered with Saria Thana, District Girdih, Jharkhand.

Earlier today, the parents of the girl along with the investigation officer of the case reached Jammu to take the girl back. The parents thanked the Child welfare Committee and district administration for their efforts.