Seven persons missing,6 minors,1 adult go missing in Bagalagunte & Soladevanahalli

Pramesh S Jain & Yogesh K Porwar

Seven persons,including six minors, have gone missing in two separate incidents in north Bengaluru since Saturday.

In two separate cases,six minors and a 21-year-old woman have gone missing in Bagalagunte and Soladevanahalli police station limits.The police are making all efforts to trace the missing kids.

Senior officer told reporters,In the first case reported in Bagalagunte, three boys aged 15 years and studying SSLC in the same school have gone missing since Saturday early morning.

The three are residents of Soundarya Layout, Hesaraghatta Main Road,and Sheshadri Layout in Bagalagunte.

The trio was studying SSLC in a private school and were friends. They reportedly went for a morning walk every day but did not return home on Saturday morning.

The parents went in search of them at relatives’ houses and the school till evening but could not find them.

One of the boys has left a note stating that he wants to pursue Kabaddi as a career and will return home after earning fame and money, while another has stated he is not interested in studies and he was achieve something in sports and has asked his parents not to search for him.

A case is registered in Bagalagunte police station and the police are making efforts to trace the boys.

In the other incident,three kids aged 12 years including a girl and a 21-year-old woman,all residents of different flats of an apartment in AGB Layout in Soladevanahalli,have gone missing since Sunday morning.

Two boys,the girl,and the woman,a third-year BCA student,reportedly left their houses early in the morning without informing their parents.

The parents,who searched for them till afternoon, lodged a complaint with the Soladevanahalli police.

The parents have found slips on which common items like slippers,brush,toothpaste,water bottle, cash,etc were listed.

The missing persons have also packed sports items and have taken them,” the police said.

The police have shared details of the missing persons with all police stations in the city and have intensified the search to trace them.