Mentally challenged girl who has been allegedly called 'Mowgli Girl'
Mentally challenged girl who has been allegedly called ‘Mowgli Girl’

Do you remember that 8-year-old girl who was found in forests of Uttar Pradesh’s Bahraich area, and many alleged that she had been raised by monkeys. People also dubbed girl as ‘Mowgli Girl’.

However, Reports of Indian Express trashed rumours of her living with monkeys and claimed that girl is mentally challenged and might have been abandoned by her parents.

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Chief Medical Superintendent Dr D K Singh said that they are facing issues in communicating with the girl, who screams whenever people go near her, and it appears like she has been living with animals for a long time.

The 8-year-old girl was rescued by the police on January 24, while they were on a routine patrol while she was living with a troop of monkeys.

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The girl was unable to speak or behave like normal humans but seemed comfortable with the apes. When the sub-inspector tried to rescue the girl the apes and the girl screeched at him. The girl was rescued after great efforts and admitted to the local hospital.

Chief Medical officer DK Singh earlier described the girl, and said “The girl was found two months back, eats and walks like animals, and runs away on seeing humans. She has marks on her skin, looks like she has lived with animals for quite some time.”

The CMO also added that “Now she is better & healthy, showing improvement.”

The girl still eats directly from her mouth and despite being trained to walk on legs, she still tends to walk on her hands and legs together like animals.