Two class VI students of Patel Nagar Higher Secondary school in Tondiarpet have been missing since Wednesday. On Friday, parents and relatives of the missing students staged a protest demanding swift action by the police to locate them.

Police said on Wednesday, M. Azaruddin (11), and M. Zaher Imam (12), left the school to have lunch at their houses. After the meal, both students took a few clothes in a bag and left, telling their parents they were going to school. When they did not return, the parents went to the school but were told the students never came back there. A case has been filed.