A 15-year-old girl from Jharkhand, who eloped with her Class X classmate, was returned to her family thanks to some prompt action by the Indian Railways.
The girl’s mother tweeted to railway minister Suresh Prabhu after she allegedly ran away from home with her classmate on Saturday.
The tweet had the girl’s photograph, her phone number, the boy’s phone number and other necessary details. It also mentioned that the train the couple boarded was about to pass the Bhusawal station.
The railways jumped into action:
Based on the information, the ministry alerted the Railway Protection Force, who tracked the teenagers to the Nashik station and took them into safe custody. The parents were then reunited with the children after they flew to Mumbai. And the railways celebrated their achievement on Twitter: