Missing Srinagar youth’s mother appeals him to return



Srinagar: Mother of missing youth has appealed her son to return home, while police says they are investigating “all angles.”

Nadib Hanief Khan, 25, son of Mohammad Hanief Khan left his home at Bilal Colony, Soura for offering prayers on last Friday and is missing since then.

“He should return home as his mother is suffering from cancer and if he is with somebody he should be let go on a humanitarian basis,” Mohammad Hanif Khan, Nadib’s father, said. “Nadib’s family comprises his parents and a brother”.

The family has also submitted a missing report with the local police station Soura in this regard.

A police officer concerned said that a missing report has been received from the family yesterday and investigations have been initiated.

“We are investigating all angles,” the police officer said, responding in affirmative to a query whether investigations entail the possibility of Nadib having joined militancy.

The youth according to family sources has done some course related to mobile and computers repairs besides iPhone programming in Mumbai.


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