Vice President Municipal Committee Watergam Baramulla, Mehraj ud Din Malla, was on Wednesday allegedly abducted by some unknown persons in the north Kashmir district.
A senior police officer told that Malla was whisked away by the ‘unknown persons’ in a santro vehicle while he was walking on a road to meet his friend.
The officer said that searches have been launched to trace him.
Asked whether the alleged abductors were armed, the officer said: “It is a matter of investigation. As of now searches are underway.”