The reunion of parents with a son who was abducted 24 years ago in China’s Shandong province was an emotional one. When the boy was kidnapped, he was only 2 years old. He was traced with the help of the police. Now he is 26 years old. The parents ran and hugged him and started crying loudly. Seeing this, the eyes of the other people present there also became moist.
Father risked his life, but did not lose courage
According to the Global Times report, this moment was even more joyful for father Guo Gangtang, as his penance had been completed. He searched the son in 20 states. Wherever there was a possibility, he used to reach there on his motorcycle. In this way he traveled about 5 lakh kilometers. 10 motorcycles broke down. He also had a dangerous accident, in which many bones were also broken. Once the robbers even opened fire on them, but fortunately they survived.
Lost capital in search of son, also had to beg
Father Guo used to ride on a motorcycle with a banner of his son’s picture. He lost his entire deposit in searching for his son. Begged even. Had to sleep under the bridge many times, but did not give up. He later became a prominent member of missing people’s organizations in China. He also helped seven other parents reunite with their kidnapped child.
A film was also made on this incident
How popular Guo’s efforts to find a son were in China can be gauged from the fact that in 2015, the film ‘Lost and Love’ was made on him. Hong Kong superstar Andy Lau has worked in it. According to the South China Morning Post, Lau congratulated Guo after receiving information about the child.
DNA testing is being done across the country to identify the abducted people.
Police have launched a massive operation this year to find people who have been kidnapped or left behind in China. In this, the help of DNA testing is being taken to find out the relatives. Guo’s son was also found through DNA testing.
A woman and her accomplice have been arrested for kidnapping Guo’s son. They sold the child to Henan province. Child trafficking is a major problem in China. In 2015, it was estimated that 20,000 children are abducted here every year, who are also sold outside the country.
The police had launched a phone app to report the crime. In this there was a category of child trafficking along with theft, drug dealing and murder. The involvement of relatives or neighbors of the victim in child trafficking incidents has also been revealed.