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AP: Girl reunited with family after 8 years

AP: Girl reunited with family after 8 years

The girl, G Venkata Lakshmi, hails from Lamaram village in Kothaguda in Warangal district.

Hyderabad: A girl from a remote village in Warangal who went missing eight years ago was traced in Gujarat and was reunited with her family by the Women Protection Cell. The girl, G Venkata Lakshmi, hails from Lamaram village in Kothaguda in Warangal district.

According to an official release, Lakshmi boarded a train to Hyderabad when she was 11-year-old. She had thought of returning to her village after some time. She stayed at her uncle's house in SR Nagar in Hyderabad. While returning to her home, she boarded a wrong train that took her to Gujarat. Police there handed over Lakshmi to a rehabilitation centre in Surat.

She was kept under protective custody by a local organisation, Nari Samrakshan Gruh and details were passed on to the Women Protection Cell. The mother and relatives of the girl was traced at Lamaram village.

first published:August 02, 2012, 13:29 IST