Missing Children

In the last one week ago, I got 5 notification of missing children (of various ages) and 5 in a week was very disturbing.

As a parent, it is very unsettling news and I can understand the agony of the parents of the missing kids. Some of the kids who were reported missing are very young, very much in the age of my daughter:-

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(They are just 3 and 5 years old and too young to defend themselves. Who had taken them? If there is any news on the missing children, please call 0164114656 Arul, 0167093244 Prem, 0187659530 Mary or 0149175213 Suha)

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(Muhammad Azfar Adriel Bin Mohd Zaki aged 10 years old. Missing at about midnight on 23rd September from Koi Tropika Condo, Puchong wearing black t-shirt and short jeans. If there is any news, please call the parents at 0123390149 /0123853936)

Last year, TheStar reported this:-

A startling average of 15 people went missing every day in Malaysia last year, nearly a quarter of them Malay girls aged between 13 and 17. According to police records, 4,804 people were reported missing from January to October last year and more than half of them did not make it back home. In 2011, 5,961 people went missing.

(Source)

And this:-

Last year, between January and October, 4,804 persons were reported missing, according to the Royal Malaysia Police website (www.rmp.gov.my). Of that, 2,332 were found, while 2,472 are still missing (826 males, and 1,646 females). A total of 109 missing persons were below the age of 12, about 1,068 were between 13 and 17 years old, 1,111 were above 18 years old, and 184 cases were of unknown age groups.

(Source)

In the past, when a child is reported missing, the outcome has not been very positive (here and here).

I just hope that all the children who were reported missing would be found soon and return to their families safe and sound. In meantime, please subscribe to Talian Nur as follows (it’s free and it is for a good cause):-

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