Students go missing from school, traced to Mysuru

Four students of New Macaulay English School near Sarjapur, who had gone missing mysteriously after the annual day event at the school on Saturday evening, were traced to Mysuru on Sunday.
Class VII students.

“All four students who were studying in Class VII were found near the Chamundi Hills. A team of a local police has been sent to Mysuru to bring them back to the City. According to the preliminary investigation the four had planned a trip to Kerala and left Bengaluru without informing their parents,” the police said. The police added that a passerby who spotted the children moving about suspiciously at the Chamundi Hills,  questioned them. He collected the contact numbers and informed their parents.

The parents immediately alerted the City police who in turn contacted their Mysuru counterparts. The Mysuru police rushed to the spot and took the boys into their custody.

Headmaster of the school, Rama Dore, had lodged a complaint on Sunday about missing students, suspecting their abduction.

“The four students attended the annual day function in the school around 4 pm on Saturday, but did not return home. Two of them are residents of Kada Agrahara and the other two stay at Bommasandra,” the headmaster had said in his complaint.

It is said that one of the four had come home around 7 pm after the function and collected clothes, a mobile phone and Rs 5,000, added the police.

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