11-year-old girl missing
Since Saturday last, Devika Selall went missing from her Bee Hive, East Coast Demerara community after being sent to the shop.
Kaieteur News understands that her recent disappearance is the second time within the last month that the child has disappeared, the last time being the first Saturday in this month.
A relative related that Selall was sent to a neighbourhood shop to purchase some groceries. “She came back with most of the things and seh she forget to buy the rest. After she go back for the rest, she ain’t come back.”
The relative disclosed that the teen credited clothing from the same shop and said that she was authorized by her relatives to do so. The salesperson at the shop cannot recall exactly what was taken by the child.
However, when she left the home, she was clad in a burgundy top and a flowered skirt. The relative described the missing girl as the “quietest child I ever come across, me ain’t know why she rebelling like this.”
This newspaper understands that the child’s mother died since she was two years old and her father is regularly “at sea.”
“The first time she got away we find she round by fish shop side and up to now she can’t say why she did it.”
Anyone knowing the whereabouts of Devika Selall is asked to report it to the nearest Police Station or call 685-1970.