Every week after a 14-year-old boy allegedly went lacking whereas bathing at Gopalpur seaside in Ganjam, police have assured to assist the distressed household hint the minor.
A heart-rending scene unfolded on the Berhampur SP workplace on Monday with the frightened dad and mom and different members of the family making an earnest attraction with the highest cop to take steps to search out the lacking boy.
Because the family members narrated their ordeal earlier than the SP, they burst into tears, leaving every person current on the workplace moved.
Based on the members of the family, Sumit Sahu, son of Sudarshan Sahu of Radhakrushna Sahi close to Gate Bazaar in Berhampur city, alongside together with his three different pals went to Gopalpur seaside to take bathtub.
Whereas they have been having fun with the bathtub, Sumit noticed his pals drowning and calling for assist. He reportedly leapt into the water to avoid wasting them and within the course of went lacking. Nonetheless, owing to the immediate intervention by lifeguards on the spot, three boys have been rescued however Sumit went untraced.
In the meantime, Berhampur SP has assured the aggrieved household of all attainable assist on this regard.
“An investigation might be launched to establish whether or not the boy truly went lacking within the sea or one thing else had occurred to him,” stated SP Vivek M.
“On the premise of the first report, his picture can be despatched out to the Coast Guard, marine police and fishermen. This aside an operation would even be launched participating the marine police’s boat and an ODRAF workforce,” he added.
Sumit’s father Sudarshan Sahu advised OTV that when contacted for assist, Gopalpur police as a substitute of taking it critically, gave his members of the family a torch, asking them to go and seek for the lacking son.
“They (Gopalpur police) requested us to depart our names with them in order that they might contact us on discovering him out. We haven’t been contacted as but,” stated Sahu.