Kollam: Six-year-old Devananda has been missing for hours, playing in her backyard. The child has not been found yet. Devananda was reported missing from his house in Nelumankavu, Kollam. Parents say the child went missing at 11 this morning. Devananda is the daughter of Pradeep and Dhanya at Thalathammukku Dhanesh Bhawan.
Many people on social media are crying out for Devananda. Actor Kunchacko Boban and others have shared Devananda’s disappearance through a Facebook post. The locals or the police have no clear idea of how the child went missing.
Only the mother of the child was in the home at the time of the incident. Her mother was washing the back of the house. Devananda was released to play at the time. Then the child went missing. The girl did not go to school today as it was a festival in the temple near the house.
Police and fire forces are continuing their search. There is a river near the house. Firefighters searched the area to find out if the child had fallen into the river while playing. But the child could not be found.
Police also suspect that someone may have kidnapped the child. The police are collecting CCTV footage of around five kilometers. Information has been handed over to nearby police stations. Meanwhile, the fake news spread on social media that the girl was found. Devananda is a student of Saraswathi Vidyanikethan, Vakkanad.