Immediate investigation began after filing for disappearance complaint, police said (representation)
Delhi Police have found four underage girls who had disappeared from a children’s home in New Delhi have been found in Assam.
Police said the girls were reported missing at Kamla Nagar Children’s Home on the night of September 22.
“An immediate investigation began after the disappearance complaint was lodged by the guardian of the children’s home and CCTV footage near the home was analyzed,” police said.
“During the investigation, it was found that one of the missing girls belonged to a resident of Naogaon Assam and that others resided in Jharkhand, Uttar Pradesh and Delhi respectively,” police said.
Police also said that on the night of September 22, the four girls planned to leave the children’s home and reached Assam by train.
“Immediately, the child helpline in Naogoan, Assam, was contacted and information on the four missing girls was shared with the authorities concerned,” police said.
“One girl, who resided in Assam, was handed over to a children’s home in Assam, and the rest of the three girls were safely returned to the children’s home, Kamla Nagar, Delhi,” added the police.