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Child found abandoned on railway platform


ABANDONED: A two-year-old girl child who was abandoned on a platform of the Trivandrum Central Railway Station on Saturday morning. — Photo: C. Ratheesh Kumar

Thiruvananthapuram: A two-year-old girl child was found abandoned by a woman on Platform Two of the Trivandrum Central Railway Station on Saturday morning.

The Railway Protection Force (RPF) said that the child along with a woman was spotted by an RPF women constable, Beena, who was patrolling the platform around 8.30 a.m. On suspicion, the RPF constable questioned the woman and told here to move out. However, the RPF personnel soon found the child loitering on the platform, with the woman missing.

The personnel later took the child to the RPF police station. Later, they produced the child before Chief Judicial Magistrate Soman, who handed her over to the NGO, Childline, run by Don Bosco Veedu.

The RPF are trying to trace the child’s mother. It is suspected that the child might have kidnapped by racketeers to be used for begging

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