A family from Bijbehara area of south Kashmir’s Anantnag district on Monday lodged a report with police stating that their 23-year-old son has gone missing since 6 August, officials said.
The youth has been identified as Rayees Ahmad Bhat, who worked as a shopkeeper and was also associated with a local media organisation.
“Today, Abdul Hamid Bhat son of Ghulam Mohammad Bhat of Veeri, Bijbehara reported in police station Bijbehera along with a written application mentioning therein that his son Rayees Ahmad Bhat aged about 23/24 years, (academic) qualification BA is missing since 6 August 2021,” news agency GNS quoted a police official saying.
As per the missing report, Rayees is working as a “shopkeeper/media person”.
“Further verification into the matter is going on,” the official added.