Officials leave for Andhra to bring back Anupama's child

Anupama Chandran protesting in front of Child Welfare Committee | Photo: Biju V | Mathrubhumi

Thiruvananthapuram: Anupama S Chandran, who filed a complaint regarding her missing baby, has been directed to appear before the Director of Women and Child Development on Monday.

The officials of Child Welfare Council had set out for Andhra Pradesh on Saturday to bring back the baby. The family court will consider the case on Saturday.

Three police officers and a Child Welfare Committee member are in the team that left for Andhra. Though they will reach by noon, no decision has been made on their return journey. The team has not booked the return tickets.

After reaching Thiruvananthapuram with the child, the officials will conduct a DNA test. The protection of the child will be the responsibility of the district child protection officer. Later, the child will be handed over in the custody of an abled person. Hence, Anupama herself may be applying for the custody of the child.

The court will be considering the case filed by Anupama claiming that it was her baby who was adopted by a teacher couple from Andhra Pradesh.

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