Missing boy traced in Samba, reunited with family: police

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Jammu, July 26: An 11-year old boy, who went missing from north Jammu city, was traced in the Samba district of Jammu and Kashmir and reunited with his family, police said today.

Acting on information that a boy was roaming in village Meen Sarkar, a police party brought him safely to Police Station Bari-Brahmana last evening, an official statement released here said.

On questioning, he disclosed his identity as Alyas Hussain Sheikh, the statement said adding the missing boy was studying at a madrassa in Digiana in Jammu city.

Police contacted his family members and called them at Police Station Bari-Brahmana.

After proper identification and verification, the missing boy was handed over to his elder brother Sadam Hussain Sheikh, the statement said.

The family of missing boy complimented the police for its arduous efforts, the statement said. SSP, Samba, Anil Magotra, appreciated the efforts of the police team at Bari Brahmana, it added.