Over 422,000 Indians Went Missing From 2009 to 2011


NEW DELHI – The government on Wednesday said that more than 4.22 lakh people went missing from different parts of the country from 2009 to 2011.

MoS for home Jitendra Singh told the Rajya Sabha that as per inputs provided by the National Crime Control Bureau, the total number of missing persons in the country was 1,79,545 (in 2009), 2,03,489 (2010) and 39,806 (2011). He said as per the inputs provided by the Delhi Police, a total of 5,111 children went missing last year of which 3,752 children were traced but another 1,359 are yet to be found.

Inform before attaching assets of retd workers, Govt to Lok Sabha: The government on Wednesday informed the Lok Sabha that prosecution agencies will have to obtain authorization from it before attachment of properties of corrupt retired public servants.

“A memorandum dated May 13, 2009 was issued laying down procedure for obtaining authorization of the central government under section 3 of the Criminal Law (Amendment) Ordinance, 1944 for attachment of the money or property procured by corrupt means. Further, clarifications were issued vide office memorandum dated January 19, 2012 clarifying that authorization would also be required in the case of retired public servants,” the MoS for personnel V Narayanasamy said.