24 August 2019
Balasore: An 11-year old boy abandoned by both of his parents was rescued by Khaira Child Line workers from Mitrapur area under Nilagiri police limits on Saturday.
The minor hails from Makhapada village under KP Lekhraj panchayat. His parents had separated and started their lives with different partners rendering the child homeless. Out of desperation, the 11-year old had started to beg for survival since last five months.
Locals had reported to the police of the minor who was begging for alms and food. Cops in turn informed the Child Line and the minor was rescued. After a thorough medical examination, the child was handed over to Child Welfare Committee, sources confirmed.