Kochi orphans complain of abuse
Ponnurunni (Kochi) , Feb. 12 : A case was registered by Kochi Police on Monday on the basis of complaints filed by 20 children who recently went missing from a convent-run orphanage.
They said that they had managed to escape from the orphanage and register a complaint with the police on Monday.
Sub Inspector Vijaysankar of the Kadavanthara Janamaithri police station said, "We intervened and made them return to the convent. Upon statements given by them, a case has been registered under Juvenile Justice Act."
The police further informed the Child Welfare Committee and the children are now in the latter's custody.
A probe against the accused is underway.