A youth missing from his home in Kangan area of central Kashmir's Ganderbal district was traced by the police in Handwara area of north Kashmir's Kupwara district.
Official sources told news agency GNS that Shafat YousufMalik (25) son of Muhammad Yousuf Malik of Thune Kangan had gone missing fromApril 28 and his family had appealed him to return and had also urged people tohelp trace him.
Sources said that Shafat was traced from Handwara lateThursday evening and was in the custody of the police.
A police officer confirmed that Shafat has been found and isin police custody.
The family had filed a missing report with police stationKangan in April 30.