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Swaraj expresses concern over 3-yr-old adopted Indian girl missing in US

The girl went missing after her father punished her for not drinking her milk by telling her to stand outside by herself at night in suburban Dallas in Texas.

india Updated: Oct 20, 2017 08:18 IST
Press Trust of India
Press Trust of India
Press Trust of India, New Delhi
Sushma Swaraj,Sherin Mathews,Missing Indian girl
Sherin was born in India and adopted by Wesley Mathews’ family.(AP Photo)

External affairs minister Sushma Swaraj on Thursday expressed concern over a three-year-old Indian girl going missing in Texas in the US.

According to reports, Sherin Mathews went missing after her father made her stand outside their house for not finishing her milk on Saturday.

“We are deeply concerned about the missing child. Indian Embassy in US is actively involved and they keep me informed,” Swaraj tweeted.

The girl, according to the reports, was adopted by a couple from an NGO in Bihar’s Nalanda last year.

First Published: Oct 20, 2017 08:05 IST