Surathkal police brought them to Surathkal with the help extended by Sullia police.
The students had come to Sullia to receive money from their friend who had assured the boys of lending money as their pockets were empty in Madikeri. On finding them in Madikeri, Sullia police handed them over to Surathkal police. Station Sub Inspector K U Belliappa handed them over to their parents’ custody.
The missing students are 9th standard boy Mohd Rizwan (15) from Kutthar, 10th std students Nafees Salavuddin (16) from Talapady, Sajeel Hasak (16) from Surathkal and Mohd Naushad Akthar (16) from Kana Katla. On enquiry, the students said that they left the school hostel as they were tired with the hostel life.