"... Let not the investigating teams and officials placed at the highest level treat every case as one where the girl child runs away with the boy she loves, particularly as depicted in cinema or a film on the screen," the bench said.
On August 17, a 14-year-old girl from Simbal Camp went to school in the morning but didn't return home. The police traced the girl to Digyana area in the city and she was reunited with her parents late last night.
More than two months after a 50-year-old teacher of a private school in Paddhari town of the district went missing with two girl students,the Dipchand Gardi International School Trust Monday increased the reward amount from Rs 1 lakh to Rs 6 lakh for providing a lead about them.
The six girls who were tracked down by police in Thane after they had gone missing from their Kalina residences on Thursday in an apparent runaway pact were on Sunday made to sit through an extended counselling session at the Vakola police station before being allowed to join their parents.