Bhubaneswar, Apr 1: An allegation of child theft has been made by a family in Prashanti Vihar area in the city. A 12-year-old boy was lifted away in a car yesterday. However, the boy could escape the thieves on the way at Baranga.
The act of lifting the boy, Subham, has been recorded in the CCTV camera installed in the nearby area.
According to information, miscreants, after lifting the boy in the car, drove towards Banganga when the boy managed to escape. The boy took help of a fruit shop owner and telephoned to his family members.
The family members have lodged a complaint with the local police. Acting on the complaint, the police have reached the spot and started investigation.