Mother of missing Baramulla youth asks police not to harass her

‘Javed spent 7 years of his youth in jails, when he started to live normal life, he was repeatedly called by security agencies; now he is missing for 50 days’

ALTAF BABA
Baramulla, Publish Date: Jul 18 2017 12:05AM | Updated Date: Jul 18 2017 12:05AM
Mother of missing Baramulla youth asks police not to harass herFile Photo

The family of a missing youth in Khanpora area of Baramulla district has stated that she has been receiving repeated phone calls from security agencies seeking whereabouts of her missing son, which she doesn't know. 

Fazi, the mother of missing youth Javed Ahmad, told Greater Kashmir said that her son is missing for the past 50 days.

Recounting her ordeal, Fazi said that her missing son was arrested several times by various security agencies before his disappearance. She said Javed has spent almost seven years of his youth in jails, however when he started to live normal life he was repeatedly called by police and security agencies.

"Once he started normal life and and used to be a salesman at a readymade shop in Baramulla town, security agencies and police sought his repeated appearance at their offices. Dejected with the repeated enquiries from security agencies, on the morning on May 23 this year he left for Srinagar to attend a case at lower court Srinagar in connection with stone pelting. Since then he has not returned,” said Fazzi.

Fazzi is a widow and dependent on his another son who is driver by profession. She has urged authorities that her family should not be harassed on the pretext of knowing whereabouts of her missing son. 

"I don't know whereabouts of my missing son. I along with my family should be allowed to have a normal life. I have filed missing report of my son in police station Baramulla and let police do its job in tracing my missing son,” urges Fazzi. 

When contacted, a top police official in Baramulla said that none of the family members is being harassed and the priority of police was safe return of missing youth. 

"Like the family members, police too wishes safe return of missing youth. Being in touch with the family is not harassment. Let the family enjoy their day today life and we assure them no security agency will harass them,” said the police official.