Trace children missing from shelter home, HC tells cops

The court's directives came in a suo motu petition based on a newspaper article on the plight of children at an orphanage at Kavdas near Shahpur. According to the report, five children died in two months due to poor living conditions at the orphanage.

Court directives

Enhance the security at the home in Mankhurd

Ministerial decision on transfer of the MDC homes from the department of women and child welfare to the social justice department should be taken before January 11

Till the process of transition is underway, both departments will be responsible for the functioning of these homes

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