A 12-year-old Indian origin boy has been kidnapped a few meters away from his apartment in Malaysia while walking to a neighbourhood school.
Nayati Shamelin Moodliar, who is a Dutch national, was was on his way to the Mont Kiara International School, hardly 200 metres away on Friday when he was abducted by two men who looked Indians and fled aways a black car.
Majority of the children at the school are expatriates including several Indian nationals.
Though the number plate of the car was noted police said that the registration number of the vehicle was phony.
The kidnapping incident came at a time when the police force was busy readying for a massive electoral reforms rally whose organisers have not been given permission to hold the sit - in at a downtown square on Saturday.
The school in a statement said on Friday : "School was in lock-down due to the abduction of a Grade 7 student Nayati Moodliar prior to the start of the school day. All other students are safe and accounted for. Abducted child has not been located. Police have informed that Amber Alert has been issued.