Mangaluru: In an incident reported, a few miscreants attempted-to kidnap a 12-year-old boy at Kinya on Friday.
Mohammed Sahad, a class 7 student at Netaji Primary School suffered injuries in the incident.
It is said that the miscreants arrived at the spot by an Omni and tried to pick Sahad as he was on his way home from school. However, as soon as they caught hold of him, they noticed a bike approaching; they left the boy and fled the scene. In the meantime, Sahad suffered injuries. He was taken to a hospital in Deralakatte.
Though the reason for the incident is not known, sources say that there was a rise in kidnappings in the area.
A case was registered and investigations are on