29 Bihari children found abandoned in Trissur

published on June 12, 2014
29 children hailing from Bihar have been found abandoned in Trissur, without any authentic documents supporting their whereabouts. Reports suggest that these children, who were staying in an orphanage in Thodupuzha, could have been abandoned by the middleman, Saddam Hussain. These children are now under the care of Child Welfare Committee. The group is said to be consisting of 31 persons, where 2 persons are above the age of 18. Police have taken both of them into custody.

According to police, orphanage authorities are said to have given a statement that these children were sent back to their native state of Bihar. However, Saddam Hussain, the middleman could have played foul by abandoning the children midway. He is said to have taken money from the orphanage authorities for the journey to Bihar. The children are without any travelling documents or ID cards.

Sources have revealed that the children reached Trissur yesterday, by afternoon. Saddam Hussain reportedly took the children to a mosque for prayers, from where he absconded. Orphanage authorities have stated that he took an amount of fifty thousand rupees from them, for transporting the children back to Bihar. Seeing the children sit in the mosque, those around became suspicious, whereby they alerted the police.  

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