Mangaluru, Jan 06, 2016: DK SP Sharanappa S.D told media here on Jan 5,Tuesday DK - Dakshina Kannada police continued Operation Muskan, a programme to focus on the investigation of cases related to missing children, for the second consecutive year.
Labelled, ‘Operation Muskan 2’, DK SP Sharanappa said a team of five policemen was constituted in each police station which would exclusively deal with cases of missing children which had been pending for several years.
The team would not just be looking at missing children but also into cases of missing adults, SP Sharanappa said. Last year, the district police solved five cases that were pending for nearly five years, he said. The district’s anti-human trafficking unit had been adjudged the best in the State.
He said the State Criminal Investigation Department reviewed functioning of each of the district anti-human trafficking units last month.