Students from Patna's Don Bosco Academy are seeking the help of prisoners from Beur jail in Patna to locate their missing friend Nirmalendu. The lined up the streets near the jail and begged for money to fulfill the ransom demands made by the child's kidnappers.
Nirmalendu was kidnapped in Phulwarisharief while he was on his way to school. His schoolmates are now appealing to the prisoners to use their contacts outside the jail to help trace the missing boy. The students said that they had lost faith in Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's ability to trace the culprits and the boy. The students are also staging mass prayers, forming human chains and staging a relay hunger strike seeking the student's release from the clutches of the abductors. They took out a march Friday to Hartali chowk and blocked the busy roads in the town. Later, a memorandum was submitted to top government officials.