Itagar, April 5: Wakro Women’s Welfare Association, Wakro block unit of CALSOM, GBs, PRI members and Wakro based NGOs jointly felicitated the Lohit police team for its success in ensuring the safe return of the four girls who had gone missing on March 21 last.
All present in the Apurba Diwas lauded SP of Lohit Kirli Padu for his prompt action in ensuring the safety of the girls and arranging for their quick return to their homes. Selfless services of Aroti Jida, Inspector Thomas Pertin and Rajesh Kumar were recognized by the people of Wakro with great appreciation.
As soon as the case was registered by a parent of the missing girls, the district police authorities swung into action and inspector Pertin was tasked with the investigation of the case. The SP also alerted DCP, Crime Branch of the Bangalore police with a request for strict vigil and also initiated a look out notice.
Realizing the sensitivity of the case and concern for the safety of the girls who are all minors, the SP also decided to involve the local NGOs and community members for cracking the case early.
Eventually all the four missing girls were sighted by Railway Police personnel of Jolarpet RPS, who promptly took custody of the girls and informed the Tezu police station.
As soon as the official confirmation was received, DC Karma Leki ordered for necessary funds to be released immediately and three police teams was flown to Bangalore who drove straight to Vellore and rescued the girls.
The police team tackling all legal formalities and challenging situations ensured successful completion of task at hand and returned with the girls.
The parents of all four girls and members of general public are very touched by the prompt actions of the police and Lohit District Administration, a press release stated on Thursday.