Teen goes missing
A 17-YEAR mentally challenged boy of Penal has been missing
from his home for more than a week. Devanand Basraj, of Mendez Trace, Scott's Road, left his home to go into the business district of Penal and has not been seen since.
According to Francis Prince at whose home Basraj lived, the teenager had previously lived on the streets. Prince said he last saw him on October 15.
"He told be he was going down the road. He usually goes out to lime, and would visit some neighbours in the area. But no one saw him after that", said Prince. Basraj was described as one and a 150 centimetres tall and approximately 57 kilogrammes, with dark brown complexion, short hair and brown eyes.
He was last seen wearing a pair of blue jeans, long sleeved shirt and a pair of rubber slippers. Anyone with information can contact the Penal Police Station at 647-8888, or 647-1232.
Acting Sgt Jacob is investigating.