India’s police forces are discovering the power of social media. On Sunday, Delhi Police organised a unique rescue when they were able to reunite a lost Alzheimer patient with her family in just a few hours, with the help of Twitter.

After a police van found 80-year-old Kamla Gupta in north Delhi, the city’s Deputy Commissioner of Police (North) Madhur Verma tweeted her details. Gupta, an Alzheimer’s patient, had lost her way after visiting a temple in the morning. She was unable to remember her address even after she was taken to the police station. Read more…

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