Pulwama: Days after a BUMS student from Chursoo Awantipora in Pulwama district went missing, who later joined militant ranks, a BSC student from the same village went missing while as another youth also disappeared from the Pampore town of the district.
The duo seems to have joined militancy. However, official confirmation is awaited.
Mohsin Amin Bhat son of Mohammed Amin Bhat, a resident of Charsoo Awantipora in South Kashmir’s Pulwama is missing from last few days and now family is appealing him to return back.
Talking to Kashmir News Observer, Muhammad Amin Bhat, his father said that Mohsin went missing on 29 August and since then there are no whereabouts of him. He said “after failing to find Mohsin for three days, they lodged a missing report on September 1 at concerned police station but there is no luck so far.”
Bhat said that “his son passed class 12 examination last year and was presently BA first year (first semester) student at Islamia college, Hawal Srinagar, however due to the COVID-19 pandemic and lockdown, he used to stay home and would hardly venture out.”
“He was never taking part in street protests and was never arrested before”, he said, adding that Mohsin’s parents, and two brothers are under stress and are worried.
The family members appealed Mohsin to return as according to them his mother is a heart patient and his other brother is also ill.
“We request everyone, every organization and agency to kindly return him back as his mother and brother are very ill,” his father said.
Pertinently, four youth including a BUMS student from same village have joined militancy in last two months. Among them, one was killed and other was arrested during an encounter in Shopian last week.
Meanwhile, another youth namely Khawar Sultan son of Mohammad Sultan Mir resident of Drangbal, Pampore, has also gone missing on September 2.
His father Mohammad Sultan told Kashmir News Observer that Khawar was working as a labourer at a Poultry farm in Khrew-Shaar area of Pulwama and on September 2, he left home for Shaar but didn’t return.
“We called all relatives and his friends but failed to get any information about him, forcing us to lodge his missing report,” said Sultan.
His family members including his parents, grandmother, two brothers and sister have requested him to return back. A senior police official while confirming their missing report said that efforts are on to trace them. KNO
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