Rescued youth sent to Home

Published: 14th June 2012 10:04 AM  |   Last Updated: 14th June 2012 10:04 AM   |  A+A-

A 28-year-old Bengali-speaking youth, who was rescued from Ammoor Railway Station by volunteers of an NGO last Thursday, was admitted to the State government-supported Home for Socio-psychological Rehabilitation for the Mentally Ill in Tirupattur on Wednesday.

Navaneethan, an advocate had spotted the youth and admitted him at Wallajah Government Hospital.

V Thara, a volunteer of Udavum Ullangal, said he was examined by consultant psychiatrist Dr  Zubaida Sultana and shifted from Wallajah Government Hospital to the burns ward of Vellore Government Medical College Hospital in Adukkamparai last Friday. He went missing from the hospital but was traced in the vicinity shortly.

On the request from Udavum Ullangal, Dr Anna Tharyan of the Mental Health Centre attached to Christian Medical College, with the help of a Bengali doctor, had tried to interact with the youth. He was shifted to the department of psychiatry at CMC, where he was treated for mental illness and wounds.

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