In a tragic incident, an 11-year-old boy left home in an anger for a few hours but later felt like going home back. So he called up his father and asks him to come in 5 minutes but what his father heard made the story a complete filmy drama. This incident has reportedly taken place in Noida.
A Class 6 kid, who was scolded by his family left home in an anger. The boy who lives in Noida's Chhijarsi area, was angry over his parents frequently scolding him. His father runs a grocery store and would often make him sit on the counter, a police official said.
"The boy would often take some money from the 'gala' (cash box) and he did the same Monday morning. He had taken Rs. 100, after which his uncle had also scolded him," he added. After which the boy left home for school but he asked a ride from a stranger on a motorbike to Bisrakh in Greater Noida.
After reaching there, the kid wandered around for some time but soon later felt like going home back. So he requested a labourer for making a call from his cell phone.
"The boy called up his father and told him he had reached Bisrakh. He asked his father to come there 'in five minutes' and hung up," the police official said, adding that the mobile phone was found to be switched off subsequently.
The boy's family approached Phase 3 police station which claimed "their child had been kidnapped and a ransom of Rs. five lakh demanded his release".
Event he cellphone was put on surveillance but as it was switched off, the suspicion of kidnapping was further raised, the official said.
"Soon, a local police team reached Bisrakh and kept trying the phone number which was switched on after some time. They located the number and reached the labourer and also found the boy wandering nearby," the policeman said.
The case appeared to be a case of kidnapping but later, it turned out that the child had left home on his own and made the call to his parents, said Akhilesh Tripathi, Station House Officer, Phase 3 police station.
No official complaint was registered in connection with the incident. Meanwhile, the father of the boy said it turned out to be "a case of miscommunication".