Kundapur: Thanks to WhatsApp - Boy who went missing found

Daijiworld Media Network - Kundapur (SP)

Kundapur, Nov 7: Prajwal Poojary (15), who had gone missing after leaving home for school on November 4, has been found, thanks to WhatsApp posts.

Prajwal, son of Bhaskar Poojary from Abbigudde, Gulvady, Mavinakatte in the taluk, was found on Wednesday November 6 morning.

The boy is a tenth standard student of the government high school at Mavinakatte. He had left home at 8.45 on November 4 but had not reached school. Another student of the school had said that he had seen Prajwal at the new bus stand here on November 4 at 9.45 am.

Information along with photograph of the boy was widely circulated through social websites and WhatsApp. Prajwal had visited a hotel at Udupi seeking a job. The hotel owner identified him as he had gone through WhatsApp message. On Wednesday morning, the police brought him from Udupi and entrusted him to the care of his parents.

The boy told the police that he does not have interest in studies and that he wants to work.


Comment on this article

  • Alwyn, Mangalore

    Fri, Nov 8 2019

    Train him on how to make chai. He may be future PM!!!

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  • Rita, Germany

    Fri, Nov 8 2019

    Poor boy.He has not understood the life what would be without proper education.probably parents too are illiterate and workers .boy feels alone .has no money too as other children who roam about with smartphone etc.He shouldnt be now scolded or beaten but explain him the importance of education,encourage ment , proper guiding towards his future .

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  • Save My India, India

    Thu, Nov 7 2019

    Vocational training might shape up his future life.

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  • Felix, Mangaluru

    Thu, Nov 7 2019

    Good job. Now the forward messages needs to stop. Or else every time he goes out, some good Samaritan will drop him home.

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    Thu, Nov 7 2019

    The boy needs proper counseling, and moral support from parents and teachers.

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