Sopore/July,2 : A 22-year-old ace footballer of Sopore area of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district has gone missing but family seeking help from the authorities in tracing out the missing footballer has appealed him to return.
The family members of the young footballer of Sopore said that he is missing since June 24 and appealed their son to return home . They also appealed authorities to help them in tracing him out at the earliest.
Amir Siraj the 22 year footballer went missing on June 24 at his maternal uncle’s home in Adipora area of Sopore when he left his home to play football. The youth as per the family has also kept his mobile phone at home.
Maternal Uncle of Amir Siraj, Nazir Ahmed Amir says that he left home to play footbal on 24 June at around 05:00 PM in the evening, but didn’t return home since then.”
He said “family members searched for him in the neighborhood, but all in vain”, adding that “next day, we called our relatives and friends, but nobody had any clue of his whereabouts” .”For the sake of God, please don’t leave us like this and return home as soon as possible, we cannot live without you,” appealed Nazir Ahmad amid tears and sobs.
“If he is with any militant outfit, we request them to please send him back to his home. He is very innocent. We don’t have any support except him,” Ahmed said, adding that they have also registered a missing report at the Police Station Sopore. Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Sopore, Javaid Iqbal said that they are investigating the matter. “We cannot reach to any conclusion whether he has joined militancy or not,” he said