Found: Missing girls at ‘party’ with friends

2010-07-01 00:00

TWO teenage girls, who went missing from their Raisethorpe home on Tuesday morning, were found in another city suburb yesterday morning.

A police colonel, whose name could not be revealed because he is not a spokesperson, said Jerushka Lakhraj (15) and Rishana Sonpal (14) were found in a house in Chase Valley near Liberty Midlands Mall at about 5 am.

“They were found in a company of family, including the mother and father of the girls’ friends. It seems they were having a party.

“They had not been kidnapped, and they were not hurt. No one has been arrested, but we are investigating the matter,” said the colonel.

He said police established that before they went to the house, the girls and the group of friends were watching a soccer match on a big screen at the mall.

The parents of the girls declined to talk to The Witness.

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