Two-month-old baby kidnapped at Velacheri

Chennai: In a shocking incident, a two months old boy baby went missing from a house at Velacheri in the wee hours of today.

The child’s parents – Vickanna (31), who is employed with Sutherland, and his wife Uma – lodged a complaint with the police regarding the incident.

The police said last night, there was power shut down in the locality. The family lives on the ground floor of a house at Drowpathy Amman Koil Street in Velacheri. The parents along with the baby and Uma’s aunt slept in the hall leaving the door open.

Preliminary investigation by the police revealed that the baby went missing at 4 am. The family woke up at 5.30 am and realised that the child was missing.

They went searching for the baby in the neighbourhood. CCTV footage nearby showed a woman walking in the street at the same time. The police are trying to trace the whereabouts of the woman.

The Velacheri police have registered a case.

NT Bureau