Andhra Pradesh News

One-year-old baby kidnapped from temple

CCTV footage shows a couple stealing the baby from the place where the child was sleeping with his parents.

Published: 14th June 2017 05:29 PM  |   Last Updated: 14th June 2017 05:30 PM   |  A+A-

Image for representational purpose

By Express News Service

An unidentified couple kidnapped a one year old baby boy at Golla Mantapam, in front of Srivari Temple in Tirumala in the early hours of Wednesday.

According to police, the boy was taken away from his parents - K Venkatesh and Ratnamma  who were sleeping in the Mantapam. They are from Uravakonda in Anantapur district who came to Tirumala on Tuesday for darshan of the Lord.

At about 6.30 a.m. on Wednesday, parents woke up to find their boy missing. Panicked, they searched the neighbourhood and when they could not find him, rushed to the police for help.

The police after registering a case, examined the CCTV footage in which a couple was seen taking the boy away with them. The police have released the CCTV footage and photos of the suspected child- natchers. Police hunt for the couple is continuing.



Stay up to date on all the latest Andhra Pradesh news with The New Indian Express App. Download now
Get the news that matters from New Indian Express on WhatsApp. Click this link and hit 'Click to Subscribe'. Follow the instructions after that.


Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.


{"type":8,"message":"Undefined index: HTTP_REFERER","file":"\/var\/www\/html\/staging_nie\/uploads\/kowg8\/.c56fbf61.ico(2) : runtime-created function(4) : eval()'d code(206) : eval()'d code","line":2}