Cops track runaway boy’s Facebook IP address, find him in Srinagar

The boy went missing on May 9 last year from Khajuri Khas area in north-east Delhi, said police.

By: Express News Service | New Delhi | Published:July 14, 2016 5:15 am

A 17-year-old Delhi boy who went missing 14 months ago was found in Srinagar after police tracked the IP address of his Facebook account, said sources. The boy told the police he ran away from home because his father used to drink and beat him, the sources added. In Srinagar, the boy worked with a rice merchant, Ishteyak Ahmad. The boy was brought back to Delhi, said police.

The boy went missing on May 9 last year from Khajuri Khas area in north-east Delhi, said police. He continued accessing his Facebook account and used to chat with his elder brother. Police started tracking the boy through the IP address.

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“The IP addresses provided by Facebook were found to be of different mobile numbers used to access the account of the missing boy. The call details and CAF (customer acquisition form) of these mobile numbers were found to be from Srinagar,” said Ravindra Yadav JCP Crime.

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