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Gurinder Singh was found at a bus stop in Southhall, West London- Bihari Parents in Indian claim their son


Bihari Parents in Indian claim a boy found in London is their lad Sintu
as shown on India channels

London, March 26, 2008
Sukhpal Singh

Last week, Gurrinder Singh, nine-year-old was abandoned at a bus stop in Southhall, West London, from where he wandered into a nearby clinic. Gurinder, a Sikh who speaks only Punjabi and told the police that he had been cared for by a white uncle for the past three years. The boy is in the care of social services.

Last night, Ganga Prasad and Bindiya Devi from Bihar spotted him on the Indian TV news and claimed that Gurrinder Singh is their lad Sintu, who was kidnapped in India three years ago. Our whole family has identified him- his eyes and his nose is the same.

In March, 2005, Sintu was kidnapped and the family had received ransom calls which had led to arrests four persons who were sent to prison but we were not able to find the boy. According to local media, the police officer said,"The features are similar so it's quite possible he is the same boy but nobody is 100%t sure. We have to give them a chance to prove their claim."

UK social workers and British police are trying to piece together the life of the boy, who was unable to name any relatives.Gurinder told the police that his parents had died before he came to the UK, two or three years ago.

The social workers said he had never been to school and lacked the social skills of most children his age.

Bihar's Police said the Indian High Commission in London had been informed of the couple's claims. DNA test will be performed for the family claim that the Gurinder is their son.





Gurinder Singh

Ganga Prasad, a shopkeeper, and his wife Bindiya Devi said : they suspected him to be their son Sintu, who had disappeared from Tikri locality under Sadar police station on March 3, 2005 at the age of six.