Kasargod, Nov 16, 2014: A 15 year old boy who went missing mysteriously while returning home from school on November 14, has been found dead in a pond in Hosadurga the next morning. Police have registered this as a suspicious death considering the injury marks found on the face of the boy.
The deceased is Abhilash (15), son of Suresh, a fisheries worker and Mini, residents of Kadappura in Hosadurga. It is learnt after school, Abhilash had boarded an autorickshaw along with Salam, Mansoor, Shabeer and Unais to return home.
But, according to his friends, he had alighted the autorickshaw near the Nityananda Polytechnic College stating he had some urgent work.
However, when Abhilash did not return home till late night, his family members began a search for him. They found his school bag and slippers near a pond near the Polytechnic but there was no clue about him even after a search in the pond.However, the next morning, the body was found floating in the pond.
A police team led by Kanhangad DySP Harishchandra Nayak is investigating the case. Abhilash was the only son of his parents and has an elder sister studying in PUC.