Bangladesh-India Synergy Brings Lost Delhi Boy Home After 6 Years

Sonu’s father says the lost boy’s return from another nation is the most incredible thing they have ever witnessed.

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Sonu, the 12-year-old Indian boy who was kidnapped six years ago from Delhi and taken to Bangladesh, returned to India on Thursday, as promised by the Ministry of External Affairs.

Sonu arrived at the Delhi airport with his father Mehboob, who thanked External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj.

‘I am very happy that he is back. Very grateful to the Indian government for their help’
-Mehboob, Sonu’s father

Sonu was found in a shelter home in Bangladesh six years after he was abducted, Minister of External Affairs Sushma Swaraj had tweeted on Tuesday. A man from Bangladesh’s Jessore region had contacted Sonu’s family and shared details about the whereabouts of the boy.

The Ministry of External Affairs, including the minister (Sushma Swaraj) took personal interest in ensuring that the boy returned to his home country safely and soon. Here are her successive tweets that kept people updated about the case’s progress.

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(With inputs from ANI)

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