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Police help reunite15 missing children with their parents

Our Correspondent
New Delhi: A desire to see Delhi or in order to earn quick bucks, 15 children came to Delhi after escaping their home and then went missing but the anti-human trafficking unit of Crime Branch of Delhi Police with an NGO traced them from New Delhi Railway Station and then were reunited with their parents.
According to police, all the children belonged to poor family background. These children in the age group of 10 to 16 revealed that they are all school drop outs and in order to earn money, they ran away from their homes.
These children were looking for some sort of livelihood when the rescue team arrived at New Delhi Railway Station. The drive was launched under the supervision of Surender Gulia (ACP/AHTU).
"When we talked to the children they had different reasons to come in Delhi. Some left their home after they were scolded for their studies while some wanted to see Delhi," said an investigator.
According to police, children who were rescued by the team of Inspector Joginder Singh, including head constable Naveen Pandey, went through counseling by NGO Sathi and after counseling, the juveniles expressed their desire to return back to their normal life and shun the world of crime and vagrancy.
"They came to Delhi with some money which soon ended when they spend it for food it was the right time when we came to know about the children and soon they were recovered," said one of the investigator.
He further added that they visit shelter homes in Delhi regularly to meet the children and ask about the place from where they belong or their relative name.
"Sometimes we did not get the full clue but whatever is there with we give our all effort to trace the children," said a police official.
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