Bengaluru, Nov 10: March 23, 2008, a IX standard boy Chandrashekar, a resident of Dasarahalli goes missing. Today the same boy Chandrashekar has been rechristened as Shilpa and is under the safe custody of the police. Till now the police were groping in dark to investigate cases relating to child missing or kidnaps. With the rescue of this missing boy the police have got a new investigation angle to detect cases of the missing that is to question eunuchs. The Samigehalli police in the Bangalore North East police jurisdiction have rescued Chandrashekar and have arrested two eunuchs for allegedly kidnapping him. The euncuhs arrested are identified as Basavaraj alias Mangala (26), resident of Nelamangala and Vedu alias Baby (20), native of Tumkur.
The eunuchs have revealed that a team of eunuchs specailsed in kidnapping school children had kidnapped Chandrashekar near Government High School in Dasarahalli based on their behest. Later the boy was taken to Kadapa in Andhra Pradesh and was subjected to sex change operation. Initially the boy was induced with a hormon injection and once again the boy was taken to Kadapa and was subjected for a final sex change operation and was rechristened as Shilpa.
Meanwhile Venkatappa, father of the victim had filed a complaint with the police. But the police were unable to find the boy. On Friday the Sampigehalli police found the victim standing under the Hebbal fly-over and luring customers for flesh trade.
The police who were tipped-of about the flesh trade took Chandrashekar to their custody and later learnt about the tragic incident. Based on the statements of Chandrashekar alias Shilpa the police arrested the two eunuchs and are questioning them. The two eunuchs have revealed several names of their gang members who are absconding. The Sampigehalli police is further investigating.