Mulki: A father filed a false complaint about his 9-year-old son going missing from school here.
The man Harish, a resident of Hejamadi filed a complaint with Mulki police stating that he could not find his son when he went to the school to pick him up. Harish reportedly took the school authorities to task over the issue.
Police analyzed the CCTV footage from a shop near the school in which the boy was seen coming to school that day. However, a little later, his father was seen in the CCTV footage taking his son away in an auto-rickshaw.
Harish was taken into custody and upon questioning, he admitted that he did take his son from school and kept him at his friend’s house in Kerekad.
The boy was found at the place mentioned by Harish. However, it is not known why Harish filed the false kidnapping complaint.