On September 13, 1995, second daughter and twin sons of beef sellers Zou and Qin were ᴀʙᴅᴜᴄᴛᴇᴅ while playing in Yongshun, Hunan, China. There has been no news since then. In the past 26 years, the couple traveled to many provinces across the country and posted many missing person notices, but there were not any clues. In order to keep the three children from forgetting the way home, the two have been selling beef for 26 years, and Zou has not changed mobile phone number.
Every New Year’s Day is the most painful time for the couple. Three sets of bowls and chopsticks belonging to the lost children would be placed on the table, but Qin would not eat at the table. With the efforts of the police, the couple finally met their twin sons Lai and Lin on November 5, 2021. At present, the Yongshun County Public Security Bureau is looking for the daughter of Zou’s family who was ᴀʙᴅᴜᴄᴛᴇᴅ at the same time, and at the same time stepping up the investigation of human ᴛʀᴀғғɪᴄᴋᴇʀs.
26 years ago, the twin son and daughter of a couple in Yongshun were ᴀʙᴅᴜᴄᴛᴇᴅ at the same time
On November 5, at the Yongshun County Public Security Bureau, Zou and Qin saw two twin sons who had been away for 26 years, and they immediately broke down into tears. Qin hugged them tightly as soon as she stepped forward and didn’t keep her tears stop. Zou followed closely, and the family hugged each other for a long time. The couple has waited for this hug for 26 years.
On September 13, 1995, Zou’s 6-year-old daughter and two 4-year-old twin sons were ᴋɪᴅɴᴀᴘᴘᴇᴅ while playing near the bridge. After their kids was lost, the two initially planned to find them by themselves, but failed, and then reported to the local police.
After receiving the report from the couple, the police conducted investigations and found out that the three children were suspected of being ᴄᴏᴀxᴇᴅ by a man in his 20s with candy and taken away by a tricycle. The tricycle might be heading in the direction of Longshan. Since there was only one police car available in the Criminal Investigation Brigade of the County Bureau at that time, this officer drove to Longshan and found no trace of the ᴋɪᴅɴᴀᴘᴘᴇᴅ children. Some residents told the police that “it seems that the tricycle drove in the direction of Jishou.” The police drove to Jishou again, but still did not get effective clues.
Over the past 20 years, the couple have been to many places, including Guangdong, Zhejiang, Inner Mongolia, Tianjin, Liaoning, Beijing and other places many times, but they couldn’t get any news of their kids.
The youngest son’s drunk driving and blood test provided necessary conditions for the reunion
In 2003, a unified DNA database was established across the country, which kept numerous DNA sample information. In 2009, the Ministry of Public Security China launched the “National Public Security Organs Information System for Finding ᴀʙᴅᴜᴄᴛᴇᴅ and Missing Children”. With the continuous development of technology, the police collected Zou’s blood samples.
In 2014, because of drunk driving, a man named Lin was taken blood samples by the police. This blood test provided necessary conditions for the subsequent reunion. In 2021, with the launch of the “Reunion Campaign”, through the national “anti-ᴛʀᴀғғɪᴄᴋing” DNA system blood sample comparison, the police found that the blood samples of Zou and Lin were very similar, and the two were very likely to be related by blood.
Lin’s domicile is in Jieyang, Guangdong. On October 20, the policeman who handled the case went to Jieyang, and with the help of the local police, once again collected a blood sample from Lin. At the same time, he requested an image verification from the Hunan public security agency in an attempt to find the whereabouts of the other twin son of the couple.
On October 25, 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐂𝐫𝐢𝐦𝐢𝐧𝐚𝐥 𝐈𝐧𝐯𝐞𝐬𝐭𝐢𝐠𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧 𝐇𝐞𝐚𝐝𝐪𝐮𝐚𝐫𝐭𝐞𝐫𝐬 𝐨𝐟 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐏𝐮𝐛𝐥𝐢𝐜 𝐒𝐞𝐜𝐮𝐫𝐢𝐭𝐲 𝐃𝐞𝐩𝐚𝐫𝐭𝐦𝐞𝐧𝐭 𝐨𝐟 𝐇𝐮𝐧𝐚𝐧 𝐏𝐫𝐨𝐯𝐢𝐧𝐜𝐞 received good news: After comparing relevant information, Lin Mou and a man named Lai had a similarity of 99.24%. Lai’s household registration is in Puning, Guangdong. The police handled the case as soon as possible. The blood tests of Lin, Lai, and Zou were sent for DNA comparison, and the relationship between Zou and the two was finally confirmed.
This article is translated from 163.com