Rupandehi: Three school-bound children who had gone missing from Butwal for the last three days were recovered from Kerala, India, said the police.
The children—Sagar Paudel, 15, Samir Lamsal, 15, and Pradip Panthi, 14, all from Butwal Sub Metropolitan City-11—had gone missing when they were bound to school, said the families.
The families filed a police report with the Area Police Office, Butwal after they did not come in contact for long. The Father of Samir, one of the disappeared children, is in India, and all of them are in contact with him according to an investigation, said Thag Bahadur KC, chief of the Area Police Office.
“We have been informed that the missing children have been in contact with their families. Further information about how the children reached India will be revealed after further investigations once the children reach Nepal,” he said.
Lamsal and Paudel are ninth graders at Nabin Industrial Kadar Bahadur Secondary School in Butwal-11, while Panthi is the eighth-grader at Naharpur Secondary School.