Urgent search launched for missing autistic boy, 6

UPDATE: Khanide Nyikinya has been found.

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HELP SOUGHT: East London boy Khanide Nyikinya, 6, went missing on Monday
HELP SOUGHT: East London boy Khanide Nyikinya, 6, went missing on Monday
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A massive search is on for six-year-old, non-verbal autistic, East London boy Khanide Nyikinya, who went missing on Monday from his grandmother’s house in Ntabankulu.

His teacher, Luzanne Fouche of the Ikamva Support Centre, said she had not slept since hearing the devastating news.

She said Khanide loves walking about and is fascinated by cars, swimming and food.

He was wearing blue shorts and a grey vest when he went missing at about 5pm.

Anyone who has seen him is urged to call his aunt, Nandipha Nyikinya, on 083 315-8784 or 083 783-2680.

The police have also called on the community to provide any assistance possible.

malibongwed@dispatch.co.za


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