Staff Reporter

BANGALORE: An advocate from Tiruchirapalli in Tamil Nadu has filed a habeas corpus petition seeking a direction to the Bangalore police to trace his son, a law student, who has been missing for some time.

In the petition, M.S.P. Veeramani said that his son, Nirmal Kumar, studying third year law in a private law college in Bangalore, was missing and sought a direction to the police to trace and produce him.

Police claim

In their affidavit, the police claimed that Nirmal Kumar did not want to continue with his studies and that he was living near Hosur and had a business. They said special teams had been constituted to trace him.

State Public Prosecutor S. Dore Raju filed the affidavit of the Bangalore police.

A Division Bench comprising Justice R. Gururajan and Justice Anand Byrareddy adjourned further hearing on the matter.