Odisha CM assures help in tracing missing Kashmiri student
Srinagar, Mar 06: Chief Minister of Odisha Naveen Patnaik has assured Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti that all attempts are being made to trace the missing Kashmiri student.
“Our government is doing everything to trace Suhail. State police and investigative agencies are on the job and all efforts are being made to trace out the student,” Patnaik said in reply to a tweet of Mehbooba Mufti.
Patnaik’s reply came after Mehboob Mufti in a twitter post tagging the CMO Odisha said, “Concerning reports coming in about a Kashmiri student, Suhail Aijaz of Kupwara being kidnapped in Odisha. I request the authorities to investigate & take swift action.”
Mufti tweeted yesterday after a suspected Maoist poster was recovered from Bhubaneswar claiming that the Kashmiri youth, a student of AIIMS, Bhubaneswar, has been abducted.
The alleged Maoist poster was put up near Baramunda bus stand in Bhubaneswar claiming that Suhail has been kidnapped by them.
In the poster, the left wing extremists have threatened to kill Suhail if their leader Sabyasachi Panda, who is currently in jail, is not released within seven days.
Bhubaneswar Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP), Satyabrata Bhoi has said that the police are investigating the authenticity of the poster.
Suhail Aijaz, a native of Chowkibal in Kupwara district and a second-year MBBS student at AIIMS, Bhubaneswar has been missing since February 09.