A kidnapped 7-year-old girl managed to break free and go home: it took 9 years and a YouTube video, but she returned to her family
Story of the Pooja God, now a 16-year-old teenager. After that it was kidnapped 9 years agoI managed to get home with help Youtube video. Now she has reunited with her family and recounted the atrocities and abuse she experienced.
The story of Pooja Jawd who was kidnapped at the age of seven
The story was reported by the BBC and began nine years ago, on January 22, 2013. While leaving school a Mumbaiin state Maharashtra7-year-old Pooja Goode is joined by a couple.
The two who were identified by the police as Harry and Sonny D’SouzaThey offered the girl ice cream and persuaded her to follow her. Years of life followed with the couple, who apparently were going to kidnap the girl because they couldn’t have children.
The girl was kidnapped in Mumbai, India in 2013
For Pooja and family, it was the beginning of a nine-year nightmare that ended August 4When Pooja managed to escape.
Child abuse and horror
The same teenager recounted the miraculous escape, once with her mother, Poonam Judand two brothers. The father died later this year.
According to reports, Pooja’s life with the couple who kidnapped her was filled with horror: she was first brought to the Guathen KarnatakaUnder threat of physical violence if he cries or draws attention. She went to school for some time, and then was withdrawn.
The situation worsened when the couple finally managed to have a child: “They beat me with a belt, kicked and punched me. Once Rolling so hard they hit me that my back bled“.
You got it for free thanks to a Youtube video
Forced to work indoors and out for 12-24 hours, she said it was her profession that saved her. One day, Pooja managed to use the couple’s cell phone while they were sleeping: I looked up her name on YouTube and found Video of his kidnapping.
Here, he also found a number to call for help. It took 7 months: while working as a babysitter in another home, she asked a 35-year-old maid to help her and was able to call her mother.
After the first video meeting, the police report was released that allowed this Harry D’Souza arrested (For him accusations of kidnapping, threats, physical violence and violation of child labor laws) Pooja is reunited with his family.
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