The body of the victim identified as Nicholas alias Nikku, was found on Sunday. Victim a resident of Delhi went missing in September last year. His grandfather Joseph Jaul lodged a missing complaint at Neb Sarai police station in Delhi.
According to reports, deceased's mother Varita alias Ritu (40), a resident of Delhi and her friend Yunus Ali (33), who hails from Mumbai, were staying with boy in Pune.
Nicholas's grandfather got a call from Ali in December last year stating that he (Nicholas ) committed suicide.
"Joseph had immediately alerted the Delhi Police about this call and the purported claim. Since the call, both Varita and Ali had gone incommunicado. Police failed to trace them," Rajendra Mohite, Senior Police Inspector, Hadapsar police station told The Indian Express.
Victim's mother and her friend are on run and police investigations are on to nab them.