BANGALORE: Tension prevailed at Phoenix Market City Mall for sometime on Sunday when a 5-year-old boy’s left hand was allegedly stuck in the escalator at the mall. The boy has been identified as Nagesh Babu. He was taken to the mall by his parents whose identity is yet to ascertained.
According to sources, the little boy went to the mall with his parents. After shopping, the couple stepped onto the escalator. The boy was standing one side of the escalator and was said to have placed his hand over the belt of the escalator. As the escalator started to bring them down the floor, the Nagesh’s finger was allegedly stuck to the belt.
Tension prevailed for sometime as the attention of the shoppers in the mall was diverted towards the boy. The mechanics were brought in to stop the escalator. The Mahadevapura Police said t a negligence case has been registered against the mall.