Bhubaneswar: As many as 894 lacking youngsters had been traced and rescued in Odisha in a span of eight days throughout a particular drive launched by the State police.
The Particular Drive was carried out from January 18 to January 25. The best 127 youngsters had been rescued from Kendrapara district adopted by 111 from Mayurbhanj and 88 from Balasore district, stated an announcement issued by the State police headquarters.
“These rescue pertains to 834 variety of circumstances reported concerning lacking youngsters. Of the entire 894 rescued youngsters, 800 had been ladies whereas remaining 94 had been boys,” learn the assertion.
#Odisha Police rescues 894 lacking youngsters together with 94 boys & 800 ladies in 8 days (between Jan 18 & 25); out of the rescued, highest 127 youngsters are from Kendrapara district adopted by Mayurbhanj 111 & Balasore 88: Odisha Police DG Abhay
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“Odisha Police launched a Particular Drive to rescue/ hint lacking youngsters within the State. This Particular Drive continued from 18th January until twenty fifth January. On this Particular Drive all through the State 894 youngsters have been rescued amongst which 94 had been boys and 800 had been ladies,” the police added.
Director Basic of Police (DGP) Abhay appreciated the great work executed by completely different district superintendents of police (SPs).
Notably, the Nationwide Crime Data Bureau (NCRB) knowledge means that the restoration fee of lacking youngsters in Odisha was 27.1 per cent in 2019, the bottom within the nation. Studies additionally declare that greater than 4000 youngsters, who’ve gone lacking in the previous few years, are nonetheless untraceable.
In December final yr, the State BJP had focused the Odisha authorities and by claiming that over 4000 youngsters had gone lacking within the final two years.
(Edited By Pradeep Singh)