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7 children go missing in Bengaluru, search operations on at various locations

In a shocking incident, 7 children have gone missing. The children have left behind a note saying they don't have any interest in studies and want to play sports instead. Parents have approached the police to help their children locate them. 

7 children go missing in Bengaluru, search operations on at various locations-ycb
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Bengaluru, First Published Oct 10, 2021, 6:42 PM IST
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Seven children who left home in the morning have reportedly gone missing. Among 7 some of the missing children are girls and their parents have now approached the jurisdictional police.

It is said that a note has been left by some of the missing children saying that they are not interested in studies and want to take up sports.

Following the missing complaint at Bagalgunte and Soladevanahalli police stations in Bengaluru North Division limits, the police have begun search operations.

Bus stands, railway stations, parks are being searched and a message has been sent out to all police stations along with children's details to find them.

The helpless parents are pleading with the jurisdictional police to trace their missing children.

The parents are worried as the city is also witnessing heavy rains and recently 11 children were rescued from fake surrogacy agents who used target children from poor families and sell them to childless couples. The parents are worried about the safety of their children as in the past, missing children have ended up as child labours and some also have been victims of sexual harassment.

There have been instances of child mafia as well and Upparpet Police in Majestic area have found missing children and trafficked victims at the city railway station.

According to the National Crime Record Bureau’s (NCRB) 2019 report every eighth minute, one child in India has gone missing. The data also revealed that 73,138 number of children going missing from their homes.

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