5-yr-old boy found abandoned in Dubai mall; says father is superman
Dubai: A 5-year-old Indian origin boy was found abandoned in a shopping mall here 10 days before. No one has come in search of this boy till date who is under the care of women police officers at the Al Muraqqabat police station.
When asked about parents, the boy said his father is superman. The boy doesn’t know much about his parents or he might be taught like this.
Advocate general Muhammed Rustam and the head of juvenile prosecution of Dubai said the parents might have abandoned the child. Police have decided to shift the child to social welfare home or to any parents who voluntarily express interest to look after the child temporarily, if the parents did not turn up.
Police are now trying to keep the boy safe from psychological problems after being separated from the parents for longer period. Boy who looks like an Indian origin can speak only English. Officials believe that the mother might have abandoned the child as she couldn’t take care of him.
The boy was found wandering alone near Al Reef Shopping mall at Deira on September 7. Noticing him alone, a native of Philippines had handed him over to the Al Muraqqabat police.
Police have requested the public to share any information regarding the boy or his family on 901 or 055526604.
According to the law, people who abandon a child in a dangerous situation can attract jail term or 5000 dirhams as penalty.