Daijiworld Media Network - Mangaluru (SP)
Mangaluru, Nov 30: Two minors, Samuel Toppu (16) and Vadlamani Chiranjeevi (16), who were sheltered in the Bal Mandir for boys located at Bondel here went missing from there on November 28 morning.
Samuel's height is 150 cm, he is of fair complexion with oval face, normal build. He was wearing a T-shirt with yellow stripes and black trousers.
Vadlamani Chiranjeevi's height is 150 cm, his complexion is dark, has round face, with strong build. He was wearing white full sleeves shirt and black trousers.
People having any information about them are requested to contact Kavoor police staiton (0824-2220533).
Chiranjeevi had come by a cargo ship from Visakhapatnam. He had gone to Visakhapatnam port for work and accidentally entered the ship unnoticed by the ship staff. The ship loaded with coal had arrived at Mangaluru. The ship crew had complained to the coastal security police. The boy said he had accidentally entered the ship and went asleep. The coastal security police had handed him, over to child welfare committee who sheltered him in the Bal Mandir orphanage. Before they could arrange to send him back home, he escaped from the facility.
Samuel Toppu is basically from Chhattisgarh. He was found working for a fish processing unit in Suratkal as a child labourer. The labour department officials had found him in October. His family was informed after accommodating him at the Bal Mandir. Before they were handed over to their respective families, both have escaped together.