Two days after she went missing, 21-year-old Shanaez Khan has been reunited with her family after being found by police staying at a house in Sangre Grande.
While her relatives are convinced that she was kidnapped and then released, police said based on investigations Khan left home of her own free will. It is believed she was staying with a friend whom she knew.
Khan was reported missing by her mother Sandra Khan on Wednesday.
In a statement to police, Khan said around 10.30 am she asked her to daughter to open the family’s business in front of their Papourie Road, Barrackpore home.
Shanaez, who was wearing a pink shirt, grey track pants and grey sneakers, took the keys and then disappeared. When they realised she was missing, Khan lodged a report at the Barrackpore Police Station. Khan said her daughter suffers from an ailment which requires her to take medication three times a day.
Relatives yesterday expressed relief that she was back home safely.
Barrackpore police said they recorded a statement from Shanaez in which she revealed she was not kidnapped. The case is now closed.