The army has raised an alarm after an officer went missing from train while on his way to Delhi.
Captain Shikhar Deep, who was travelling to Delhi from Katihar on Mahananda Express, went missing on February 6.
“The officer did not reach his destination and went missing during transit. Any information with regard to where about of the officer may please be conveyed to Lt Col Anant Kumar, Mob No 9128724351,” said a press note released by the army.
Captain Shikhar Deep’s family had arrived at Old Delhi railway station to receive him on February 7 but he was not on the train.
His father, Lieutenant Colonel Anant Kumar, who is posted in Ranchi, has claimed that Captain Deep’s disappearance could be linked to some terrorist organisation. A case of suspected abduction has been filed by the railway police.
According to the police, his luggage was found intact in the coach he was travelling in, but the officer was nowhere to be found and his mobile was also switched off.
According to the police, his luggage was found intact in the coach he was travelling in, but the officer was nowhere to be found and his mobile was also switched off. The officer’s father said Rs 20,000 was also missing from his son’s wallet.
The ticket examiner and the man, who provided bedsheet in the coach, said he was last seen at Kanpur during the journey.
Meanwhile, the army officer’s friends have started a campaign on the social media asking people to share any available information about his whereabouts.
The army has also asked the media to help in the search for the officer. The description sent by the army is “Height 5’6″, wearing black/brown blazer, Off white T-Shirt, blue jeans, green jungle shoes.”