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Girl child missing in Manipur
Correspondent IMPHAL, Apr 10
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Published on 11 Apr. 2010 12:35 AM IST
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Amidst rising reports of child trafficking in Manipur, the whereabouts of a minor girl taken away for adoption from a child adoption placement agency in Manipur remained untraceable.
In this connection, Police in Ukhrul have arrested the person who took away the girl. He was arrested yesterday afternoon, official report from the adoption agency said.
The Child Welfare Committee, Manipur is putting efforts to trace out the missing girl who was taken away by a couple hailing from Nambol of Bishnupur district.
Secretary of the Child Welfare Committee, Thoubal district branch, Mala Lisham said that the girl born on July 14, 2009 was taken away by a childless couple identified as Chingtham Nabakishore (57) and his wife Sorojini of Malom Tuliyaima under Nambol police station for adoption on October 18 with a complete formality from the adoption placement agency.
Five days after the child was taken away, a team of the adoption placement agency went to the house of the couple where they found the child under their care but when they again visited the house on March 27 last, the girl was not found in the custody of the couple.
After officials of the agency could not trace the whereabouts of the girl, they lodged a complaint with the Thoubal branch of the Child Welfare Committee. Officials of the CWC Thoubal, during the course of investigation, revealed that Nabakishore had handed over the girl again to one WA Wungnam, a resident of Ukhrul district of Manipur.
Officials took the help of the CWC, Ukhrul branch to track down the child and arrested WA Wungnam yesterday evening but whereabouts of the child was yet to be traced.
Meanwhile, CWC of the state Social Welfare Department on Saturday took the responsibility of adoption of a two month old girl who has been orphaned with her two elder brothers after their parents died on March 3. The father of the three children was killed by a mob on the charge of murder of his own wife on March 3, last.
Welfare Committee. Officials of the CWC Thoubal, during the course of investigation, revealed that Nabakishore had handed over the girl.

 
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