BENGALURU:Three children of a family have been reported missing under mysterious circumstances in Banaswadi police limits. Husna Baig (6), Ali Abbas (8) and Rahim Baig (4), children of Nagina Begum and Iliyas, have been missing since August 27. They were studying at Siddartha School in Lingarajapuram.
The school attendant Shanthamma left them at the K G Halli railway line after school around 4.20 pm on that day. Their mother Nagina waited for them till 6 pm and when they did not return, she filed a complaint at Banasawadi police station.
According to police, Nagina Begum and Iliyas were married nine years ago. Iliyas was working as a painter and Nagina as a domestic help. A few months ago, Iliyas started getting suspicious of Nagina. He shifted to Hyderabad and was living there. He, however, visited the family recently. Then too, he behaved with suspicion and Nagina’s family members allegedly assaulted him.
Two days after children went missing, police took Iliyas into custody. He told them he had not taken the children. Police, however, suspect that a member of the family or relative or a known person is involved in the children’s abduction.
“When police quizzed Shanthamma, she said that the children went away with some person who seems to be known to them. They were far away from where she was so she could not speak to them,” a police official said.