Friday, November 21, 2014

Update On Missing Girl From Bauko: She Has Been Found

The young girl from the municipality of Bauko in Mt. Province who was reported missing last November 14 has been found by the police. Joint forces from various police stations in Mt. Province and Baguio City found the girl at a stall at the Slaughter Compound in barangay Sto. Nino in Baguio City.

She is now in the custody of the Women and Children Protection Desk and will soon be referred to the Department of Social Welfare and Development for counseling before she'll be allowed to return home to Bauko. The police didn't divulge what exactly happened, how she went missing, who took her, and how she was found. But she's safe now.

Here's an excerpt from a progress report by the police:
"Personnel of Bauko Municipal Police Station; Mountain Province Police Provincial Office ; RIU-PROCOR; Women and Children Protection Desk and Baguio City Police Office personnel, led by PSI ROY AWISAN conducted intensive follow-up on the possible whereabouts of said missing student and were able to locate the person at about 9:30 AM on November 21, 2014 at Stall Number 8 at Slaughter Compound, Barangay Sto NiƱo, Baguio City. 

Subject minor is now under the custody of the composite team and was brought to WCPD Center of Baguio City for debriefing and documentation. The team is now coordinating with the DSWD for counseling before transporting aforesaid minor to Bauko, Mountain Province."