Seventy seven women and children go missing in Baitadi in two years


Baitadi, Oct. 20: As many as 77 women and children were reported missing in Baitadi district in two years.
According to the District Police Office, 21 women and 17 children went missing in the district in fiscal year 2016/17.
Similarly, 28 women and 11 children are reported to have gone missing from the district in fiscal year 2017/18.
Spokesman of the District Police Office, Inspector Kantiraj Joshi said the statistics of the reported cases of missing women and children showed that the trend of missing women is increasing. Police suspects that some of the missing women might have married at an early age and might have gone with their men to India.
Police stated that out of the 38 missing in fiscal year 2016/17, ten women and 11 children have come into contact with their family. Similarly, out of the 34 said to have gone missing in fiscal year 2017/18, two women and two children have come into contact with their family.
Out of five women and children said to have gone missing in the current fiscal year, only one girl has come back home, according to police. RSS 

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