Srinagar: Two youth have gone missing from Natipora area of Srinagar sparking fears among their families of them having joined the “militant ranks”.
Irfan Ahmad Sofi, son of Nazir Ahmad Sofi and Bilal Manzoor Bhat, son of Manzoor Ahmad Bhat, both residents of Natipora Srinagar, as per their families, went missing on December 14.
Bilal who has got engaged recently is a crockery dealer and Irfan an auto-driver, the families said.
“Our sons left home on the afternoon of December 14 (Monday) and there is no trace of them since then,” the families said, adding, “We have registered missing reports in police station Chanapora.”
When contacted a police official, he said that they are verifying the matter. “We can’t say anything right now. We are ascertaining the case,” the official said.
(A syndicated feed from GNS)