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.