Jammu and Kashmir Police uses social media to locate parents of mentally-challenged boy
Jammu and Kashmir Police on Tuesday took help of social media to locate the parents of a mentally unsound boy found roaming in Budgam town of central Kashmir.
A police spokesperson said the station house officer of Budgam police station took the boy to his office after seeing him without any attendant
“The boy being a minor was made comfortable & an effort was made to seek information from him about his parentage or whereabouts etc. It was found that the boy was differently abled and could not speak,” the spokesperson said.
“Immediately his photographs were circulated on social media to ascertain his identity and it was found that the boy namely Mohammad Musa so of Sheikh Saleem resident of Soura Srinagar, a student of Life Help School Hyderpora,” he said.
“The family members & officials of the school were contacted and a reunion was facilitated by P/S Budgam. Promptness of police in facilitating the reunion was hailed by people especially the family of the said boy & school management,” he added.