Police ‘increasingly concerned’ for missing five-year-old girl and mum after disappearance three weeks ago

Police are hunting for a five-year-old girl and her mother who have been missing for nearly three weeks.

Mum Zirwa Javaid, 36, and her young daughter Nurjenna Javaid-Khan were last seen on May 25 in Tooting.

Nearly three weeks on and the pair have not been found as police in Wandsworth grow “increasingly concerned” for their welfare.

The mum and child have not been in contact with friends and family.


Nurjenna, five, went missing on Thursday, May 25. (Met Police)

Officers are now renewing their appeal for the public’s help to try and find them.

According to the Met, both the mum and daughter are known to visit Tooting and Croydon and are “strongly believed” to be in the Wandsworth area. They are not thought to have travelled abroad.


Missing mum: The pair are thought to still be in the Wandsworth area. (Met Police)

DC Ben Tily from Wandsworth CID said: “Zirwa and her young daughter have now been missing for nearly three weeks. We need to establish their welfare. 

“If you have had contact with them or seen them anywhere please contact police.” 

Zirwa is described as a medium-built Asian woman approximately 5ft 6ins tall. She may be wearing a hijab or burka, police said.

Nurjenna is five-years-old and has dark hair.

If anyone has seen Zirwa or Nurjenna, they are asked to contact Wandsworth CID on 07920 205857 or via 101. 

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