Missing Girl from Prajna Counselling Centre found in Bejai

Missing Girl from Prajna Counselling Centre found in Bejai

Mangaluru: A girl missing from the Prajna Counselling Centre was found in Bejai here, on October 8.

Ratna (18) (name changed), was missing since October 4. A missing person’s complaint was registered in the Mangaluru Rural Police Station in this regard.

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In the afternoon on October 8, Aradhana, a woman from Bejai, informed Mangalorean.com about a girl seeking a job. She also said that the girl was an orphan and did not have any shelter. Feeling pity for the girl, Aradhana took her to her house, fed her and gave her clothes.


Team Mangalorean informed ACP Uday Nayak about the girl and reached the spot. The Urwa police also reached the spot.

While questioning the girl, she said that she used to live in the Prajna Counselling Center and now has completed 18 years. After completing her SSLC, she was sent to Bengaluru for college studies, but did not like the place and came back to PCC.


The girl was taken to the Kankanady rural police station and after completing the formalities was sent back to PCC.

Speaking to Mangalorean.com, Founder of Prajna Counselling Centre, Hilda Rayappan said, “On October 4, without informing the caretakers, Ratna disappeared from the Centre. We searched for her everywhere. When she did not return in the evening, we filed a complaint in the Mangaluru Rural Police Station. Thank God she has been found. ‘Team Mangalorean’ took the right step in informing the police. Finally, Ratna is back in the counselling center.”

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