Bantwal: Mohammed Rawoof (9), son of Abdul Razaq of Kolambe in Vittal, who had gone to play in Jakimoole rivulet in Kambalabettu on Sunday, is said to have gone missing. It is suspected to have drowned in the rivulet.
He did not return home until late in the evening. When the family members went in search of him, his clothes and footwear were found on the bank of the rivulet.
A complaint was filed in the Vittal police station on Monday. A search operation by the police and fire brigade began soon thereafter. He could not be traced until late in the night.