Rafiabad youth goes missing
UMER MAQBOOL DAR
Srinagar, Mar 9: Protests erupted in Rafiabad area of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district Wednesday against the disappearance of a local youth.
Early morning hundreds of people including children and women took to streets to protest against the disappearance of Muhammad Yasin Mir son of Ghulam Nabi Mir of Ladoora Rafiabad.
The protesters blocked Handwara-Baramulla road for more than two hours, demanding Yasin’s whereabouts. Talking to Greater Kashmir, Yasin’s father Ghulam Nabi Mir said that his son has not returned home since the evening of March 3.
“He was using my mobile between 7:00 pm and 8:00 pm on that day. He received or called somebody from my phone and then went outside house,” he said, adding that they grew anxious after he didn’t return.
“We searched for him at all places for first two days. After we failed to locate him we lodged a report in police station Sopore and provided them the phone number which he was using, but police have failed to provide any clue about him till date,” he said.
Following the protests, police and civil officials reached the spot and assured the protesters that they would trace the youth.
When contacted, superintendent of police, Sopore, Altaf Ahmed Khan said that police was investigation the matter.
Lastupdate on : Wed, 9 Mar 2011 21:30:00 Makkah time
Lastupdate on : Wed, 9 Mar 2011 18:30:00 GMT
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