The family has been traced in Madikeri and brought back to Badiadka.
Uday (35), his wife, Prema (20), their children, Srijit (4) and Sangeeta (2), Prema's younger sister, Ramya (15) had gone missing without a trace on May 15. A case was registered in Badiadka police station by Prema’s mother Chandravathy.
The police started a search operation and according to their mobile phone signal police had traced the family in Ujire, Dharmasthala, Udupi and in other places. But when police reached the spot the family used to elope and hide in some other place.
A special team led by Kasargod DySP was formed to hunt down the family. Finally, with the help of the cyber cell, the family was traced. As the missing persons' mobile phones were switched off, the police had difficulty in locating them. Finally the family has been traced in Madikeri.
But the mystery behind their disappearance still not solved and a thorough interrogation will bring the truth out said a police officer.
- Published in Kerala