'Faith in humanity restored': Netizens rally to search for Down Syndrome teen who went missing

28/6/2022 3:19:00 PM

'Faith in humanity restored': Netizens rally to search for Down Syndrome teen who went missing

'Faith in humanity restored': Netizens rally to search for Down Syndrome teen who went missing

Singapore’s ‘kampung spirit’ no longer exists? Not according to Ms Yasmin Zaini. The 28-year-old said her “faith in humanity” had been “restored” after netizens responded to her appeal for help in finding her teenage brother, Khidir, who went missing on Sunday...

“I knew that Singaporeans were very alert to these things and would be concerned,” said Ms Yasmin, who added that her friends helped “share” the notice through their own social media networks.A call at 9pm shared the first sighting of Khidir at Khatib MRT, and another one at 12.02am informed that Khidir was spotted near The Home Team building in Yishun.

“Who knows what time we would have found him. He could have had to spend the night alone,” she said.Khidir emerged from the dark towards his mother’s voice at 12.54am.Mrs Yasmin said she was ‘overwhelmed’ and grateful for Singaporeans' support. “We saw firsthand how the public’s solidarity helped us find him.”

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