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Jakarta Post

Missing in Kapuk, toddler found in Indramayu

  • Eny Wulandari

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Mon, February 22 2010   /  01:08 pm

Police have found 3-year-old Eka Dewi Lestari in a house in Indramayu, West Java, after being missing for three months. The girl was kidnapped after buying snacks at a stall near her house in Kapuk, West Jakarta, on Nov. 24, last year. Eka's father Ade Suryana said that he had searched for his daughter but to no avail. "I reported the case to the Cengkareng Police on Nov. 25," Ade said. "The officers followed up my report three weeks later." While waiting for the result from the police, he added, he filed a similar report to the National Commission for Child Protection and asked for media aid to find his daughter. Police identified the abductor as a 25-year-old woman named Santi. Head of the municipality police office Sr. Comr. Kamil Razak said the police received a tip-off regarding Eka's location from one of Santi's neighbors. Kamil said the neig...