Mangaluru, Jan 30, 2023: As many as 62 children were reported missing in Dakshina Kannada district in the year 2022. Of them 60 have been traced by the police while two are still missing. Among the 62 children who were reported missing 33 were girls.
Authorities reveal that most of those who go missing are in the age of 16 and 18 and the main reason for the missing is love affair while another most important reason is family feud or differences between parents. There are children who have gone missing from hostels and some due to their inability to cope with pressure of studies, say authorities.