Parents of a 15-year-old girl in Chikkamalur village in Madhugiri taluk in Tumkur district have lodged a complaint with the Kodegenahalli police station stating that their daughter Sumitra has been kidnapped by Siddarruda, a convict on parole. Serving life sentence in the Bellary prison, Siddarruda is said to have been on parole from September last year. Both of them are missing from the village since May 15, and so the parents of the girl lodged a complaint of kidnap.

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