55 kids go missing in 11 months in Gurgaon

TIMES OF INDIA

GURGAON: In an alarming revelation, the Gurgaon police admitted that at least five children go missing from the city every month. While launching acampaign Child se Dosti on Tuesday, the city police commissioner, S S Deswal, admitted to this disturbing fact. He also added that while 55 children went missing in the past 11 months, 34 of them have been traced and reunited with families. Commenting on the missing kids, Deswal said, The families of the 13 missing children have shifted from Gurgaon so the job of tracing them have become difficult. But we are on the job.

THE GURGAON POLICE ON THE OCASSION OF CHILDLINE SE DOSTI CAMPAIGN

THE GURGAON POLICE ON THE OCASSION OF CHILDLINE SE DOSTI CAMPAIGN

The commissioner also said that they are going to be sensitive when it comes to issues related to women and children. Speaking to reporters, the police commissioner said he has directed all officers not to call any senior citizen or woman to any police station for questioning irrespective of the fact that they are accused, witnesses or complainants.

He also directed all police officers to ensure that statements of women should be recorded only by a lady police personnel. There are considerable number of female cops and we are hopeful of deploying them at police stations in near future, Deswal said. Referring to cases of child abuse, Deswal said they have already declared zero tolerance for child abuse and advised that children, their parents or schools should report such cases instead of suppressing them.

Read more: 55 kids go missing in 11 months in Gurgaon – The Times of India http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/gurgaon/55-kids-go-missing-in-11-months-in-Gurgaon/articleshow/6897771.cms#ixzz14qfIbe77

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