J&K :fruit trader missing for over 2 weeks ; family holds protest

A 47-year-old fruit trader from Achabal village of Sopore in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district is missing for over two weeks with his relatives and fellow fruit traders staging a protest on Saturday to demand his whereabouts.

As per the family, Ghulam Nabi Naikoof of Achabal left for south Kashmir’s Shopian on September 22 for a business trip and is missing ever since.

The family members, who were joined by Naikoof’s relatives and fellow traders in a protest at Fruit Mandi Sopore this morning to demand his whereabouts, said they tried hard to find him and even lodged a missing complaint at the local police station but to no avail.

The protestors also blocked Sopore-Achabal road to press for their demand.

A police official associated with the investigation in the case told Greater Kashmir that efforts were on to trace the missing fruit trader.