Tender age of minors and their gullible nature is often exploited by offenders to kidnap them for various nefarious purposes. Cognizant of this reality, every instance of missing child is treated as a case of kidnapping and, transferred to IAHTU of district, if it remains untraced for 04 months. The CAW&CW monitors all such incidences of child kidnapping or abduction.
|EMERGENCY CONTACT NO||:||112|
|WHOM TO CONTACT||:||Police Station or Helpline|
|HOW TO REPORT||:||Mahila & Shishu Help Desk of nearest Police Station|
|KNOW YOUR NEAREST POLICE STATION||:||https://www.odishapolice.gov.in/?q=node/2630|
|HELPLINE||:||181 | 1098 (Childline) | 1800-4191-813 (Sampark Help Desk)|
Laws for Child Kidnapping/Abduction: Sections 363-369 of Indian Penal Code (IPC) provide punishment for various forms of kidnapping.