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Yet another schoolboy goes missing in Patna
January 27, 2005 13:46 IST
Yet another school boy, the fourth is the past two weeks, has gone missing in Bihar.
Sumit Kumar, a class VII student of St. Paul Public School in Patna, left for school on Tuesday morning, but has not returned since.
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Officer in-charge of Mehdiganj police station, Uday Pratap Singh, said efforts are on to trace the boy.
Senior Superintendent of Police N H Khan said he has asked Deputy Superintendent of Police (Patna city) to investigate the case and take immediate steps to locate the boy.
Sumit's disappearance in another case in a spate of kidnappings involving school children in Bihar in the last two weeks.
Kislay Kaushal, a Delhi Public School student in Patna, was kidnapped when he was boarding his school bus on Monday.
Deepak Kumar, a student of DAV Public School in Bhagalpur, has been missing since Tuesday evening.
Ravi Kant, a student of Class IX in DAV Public School in Biharsharif town in Nalanda district, is also missing.