Udupi: As many as six men and a women found roaming in the streetsas and admitted at the Vishwasada Mane owned by the Divine Generation Miniseries Bethel Church Trust, are now returning back to their respective homes said Pastor Sunil Jhon D’Souza.
He was addressing the mediapersons at a press meet held at the press club on Monday February 8. Pastor Sunil said that these people belong to Maharashtra and Karnataka. They were found in very bad condition and all were mentally ill.
Vimala from Sathara Maharastra was found on the roadside in Katapadi. Balappa aged around 45 from Gadag district was wandering around in Padubidiri and eating food from the garbage when he was admitted to Vishwasada Mane. Kabeer, aged 22, from Satara was mentally ill when he was picked up from Padububidri area. Vidhyadar Savant from Maharastra was found in Nelyadi and was later admitted to Vishwasada Mane by Omega Charitable Trust Mangaluru. Prakash from Maharastra was roaming in Shirva and was very much ill. Yashodha from Dhavangere district was wandering in Mangaluru, she was admitted to Vishwasada Mane by Snehalaya trust, he added.
Vishwasada Mane made arrangements to send all the seven to their houses in Maharastra, Gadag and Dhavangere. He added that they have undergone treatment for mental illness and are now able to identify themselves and remember their past. They are being taken to the addresses given by them to the members of Vishwasada Mane. Around 530 people have been sent back home after their recovery. Currently, there are 160 inmates in the house which includes young kids and aged people.
John Newton and Edward Menezes were also present in the press meet.