Malaysian police alert over human trafficking involving missing children

IPOH (Bernama) – Influenced from friends and lovers, family misunderstandings, search for freedom or jobs are among the causes of cases of missing children identified in the state.

Perak Police Chief Datuk Razarudin Husain said that, 24 out of 32 children under 18 who were reported missing since 2010 until last May had been found, while the rest were under investigation and still missing. “The police in Perak view serious missing children’s cases to prevent them from being linked to human trafficking,” he said in a statement.

He said that police had published pictures and details of the missing children through the media, public places and all entry and exit points in the country to detect them.