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Jammu and Kashmir Police uses social media to locate parents of mentally-challenged boy

Jammu and Kashmir Police uses social media to locate parents of mentally-challenged boy
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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

โ€œThe 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,โ€ the spokesperson said.

โ€œImmediately 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,โ€ he said.

โ€œThe family members & officials of the school were contacted and a reunion was facilitated by P/S Budgam.ย  Promptness of police in facilitating the reunion was hailed by people especially the family of the said boy & school management,โ€ he added.

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