30 children abducted in Maharashtra every day: Anil Deshmukh

Ghughuti Bulletin


MUMBAI: As many as 30 children are abducted in Maharashtra every day, state home minister
Anil Deshmukh told the legislative council on Thursday.

Deshmukh made the revelation in a written reply to a question asked by
Vikram Kale.

“Around 30 children are kidnapped in Maharashtra every day, of which 72 per cent are girls,” the minister said.

Deshmukh also said that the state plans to introduce a special act on the lines of
Andhra Pradesh‘s
Disha Act to expedite trials in cases of violence against children and women.

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