Rajesh Kumar, the Assistant Sub Inspector (ASI) in the Anti-Human Trafficking Unit (AHTU) of Haryana Police, has received praise from various NGOs, as well as from the Director General of Haryana Police and even Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi for going extra mile to unite missing persons with their families.
Since 2016, the ASI has so far reunited 700 persons including women, elderly and children from 20 states and three countries with their families.
Applauding the efforts of Kumar, Satyarthi once said that India needs such noble and compassionate policemen
and is extremely proud of work done by Kumar
The efforts of Haryana Police ASI have also been penned down in a book where stories of missing persons and children reuniting with their families have been shared.
While talking to Sputnik India, Kumar shared how he searches for the lost children and how people react to his efforts.
Speaking on how he started rescuing missing children
, Kumar told Sputnik India
that it all started in 2016 when he went to the Child Care Institute
(CCI) for the first time and the children over their came running to him thinking he was their parent.
“After that I took up the responsibility to find the children and reunite them with their families. Since then, I have been continuously searching for the missing children and so far I have reunited a lot of children with their families,” the ASI stated.
Remembering the most difficult case
he has solved, the Haryana police official said that it was of a Delhi
teacher who requested him to find her parents and despite too little information he was able to find them.
He also shared that recently he brought 10-15 deaf and dumb children from Bihar
and reunited them with their parents.