Srinagar, Feb 24: Police today said that a student of Kashmir University (KU) who had gone missing early this week has been traced out and handed over to varsity authorities.
A police spokesman said: “As was reported earlier that on February 22, Chief Procter Kashmir University reported in police station Nigeen to the effect that a student namely Aqib Mushtaq Malik – a student of LLB 3rd semester – hailing from Pinjoora village of Shopian district was missing since February 21.
“Accordingly, missing report vide DD number 12 was lodged in Police Station Nigeen. Subsequently a special investigation team was constituted to trace out the missing student.” The police spokesman said the investigation team succeeded in tracing the missing student from the house of Mohammad Rafiq Bhat, resident of Habak locality here where he was staying as a tenant.
He said the statement recorded from the student reveals that he was under stress for unknown reasons. He further stated that he had spent 1st night at SKIMS Soura Hospital, second at SMHS Hospital and thereafter during day hours visited a friend’s house at Baramulla and spent the third night again at SMHS.
“After proper counselling the student was handed over to Chief Proctor University of Kashmir in presence of his relatives and friends,” the police spokesman added.