Missing minor girl found in Chennai

Chennai: A 15-year-old girl who went missing from her house from 1 April was found today afternoon. A student of class 8 in a private school at Chetpet, she had gone missing from Mangalapuram 12th Street at 6 am on that day.

It is said that on 31 March night the girl had an argument with her father as he had reprimanded her for not studying during the lockdown days.

Sources said, the girl called her parents from a hostel in the city today. She had joined the hostel on 1 April at 8 am claiming she did not have any family in the city and was lost.

In the past few days, the family had been searching for her. An FIR was filed on 2 April and the police checked the girl’s phone and inquired with her friends. She was found in the visuals of a CCTV footage.


NT Bureau