Mangaluru: A father made a fake complaint about his nine-year-old son going missing from school here.
Harish, a resident of Hejamadi filed a complaint with Mulki police that he could not find his son when he went to the school to pick him up. Harish reportedly blamed the school administration for the incident.
Police checked the CCTV footage from a store near the school where the boy was spotted leaving for class on that day. However, a little later, his father can be seen leaving with his son in an auto-rickshaw.
Harish was taken into custody and upon questioning, he admitted that he had taken his son out of school and kept him at his friend’s house in Kerekad.