In a joint action by the Balidih police and child welfare committee 87 children were found under mysterious circumstances on board the Aleppey Express at the Bokaro Steel City Railway Station here.
President of the child welfare committee Vinay Aayog said that following a tip off by the Ranchi police the action was taken and apart from 87 children 6 adults who were accompanying them were taken off the train. He said that these children were being taken to a madrassa in Khammam district of Telangana.
Balidih police station officer in-charge Kamal Kishore said that majority of these children were in the age group 7-8 years. Mr Kishore said all the children hailed from Narayanpur police station area of Jamtara district and were jointly traced in the train by a team of CWC, district police, GRP and RPF personnel.
He said the entire episode raised several questions and the motives of the adults was doubtful. Police sources said that CWC has made the arrangements for fooding and lodging of these children while the adults accompanying them had been taken to Balidih police station for questioning. UNI XC-AK AND
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