Mumbai: Police hard work paid off, 22 children went missing during Ganesh idol immersion; everyone met their families

Pankaj Prasad
Mumbai Police
Mumbai Police

The hard work of Mumbai Police has paid off. 22 missing children were reunited with their families during Ganesh idol immersion.

22 children were separated from their families during the immersion procession of Ganesh idols at Girgaum Chowpatty in Mumbai. But Mumbai Police found the missing children and reunited them with their families. Complete information about this case was given by Mumbai Police on Saturday.

Giving information, police said that on Thursday, the last day of the 10-day Ganpati festival, lakhs of people gathered on the beaches and lakes of the city to immerse the idols. The parents of the missing children had lodged a complaint at the DB Marg police station.

Team formed to find children

Senior city police officials formed several teams to find the missing children aged seven to 14 years. He said, the police also appealed on loudspeaker. At the same time, the search continued to find the missing children. After much effort, 22 missing children were finally traced.

Giving information, the officer said that some children remembered the phone numbers of their family members. While some told the police personnel their home address. After which everyone was handed over to their families by the police personnel.