Two-year-old boy found abandoned in Kochi, police in search of parents


Kochi: A two-year-old boy was found abandoned near Nehru Park in Ernakulam on Friday around 2 PM with a packet of biscuits in his hands. After seeing the boy unattended for hours, onlookers informed the police.

Though CCTV visuals of the region were examined and search on nearby premises was conducted, the boy’s parents are not identified yet. Reportedly, with the help of a linguistic expert it was identified that the boy is speaking Assamese.

The boy apparently told his name as Rahul, while his mother’s name as Priyanka. Meanwhile, the boy was also found speaking the Malayalam word for food.

In the medical examination, it was found that the boy had no health problems or any other issues and was shifted to a child centre in Kalamassery. The police have been probing into the matter.

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