It may not be very far that the body of a 7-year-old boy was found at Vasco Saptah following his missing complaint lodged by his parents another case of missing has been reported at Vasco Police Station, this time it is 20-Year-Old youth has gone missing and police are doing the investigation.
According to the reports, yet another case of a missing person is reported at Vasco police station on the last day of the extended Saptah fair. Just a week ago, a 7-year-old boy was reported missing and was later found dead at a secluded place behind Kossambe building during the Saptah fair.
Twenty-one-year-old Ajay Sharma of Birhaun Kanpur, who was a helper and had accompanied one Saddam Hussain, who had set up a stall at Saptah, selling plastic fibers’, near Apna Bazaar, has gone missing since last four days.
According to Vasco PI Nilesh Rane, a missing report was filed at the Vasco police station. “Investigations are on, the boy is major in age and we are finding out if he has left for his home town. Since Saptah officially ended on August 12 and CCTV networks and watchtowers were removed, we could not explore CCTV footage as the boy went missing on August 14”, PI Rane said.
PI Rane added that the youths photograph was circulated across all police stations and important locations.
According to sources, the 20-year-old youth had left the stall on August 14 evening in order to use the toilet and had not been seen since then.
Saddam Hussain told The Goan that the group of four people had arrived from Uttar Pradesh on August 4. “He was with us for 10 days and he worked as a helper at our stall. He did not have a cellphone or any money when he went missing. He said he was going to the toilet and did not return”, Hussain said.
“We had initially planned to leave earlier but stayed back after we got a two-day extension, it was unfortunate that he went missing”, Hussain said.
Divulging further details, Hussain said we filed a missing complaint on August 15. “We along with the police have been searching for him all over, we even checked the CCTV footage of the railway station but he was not seen boarding any train”, he said.
Hussain also added that there were no fights or quarrels of any kind within the group.
Hussain said that Sharma’s family had been informed of him having gone missing and that they were very worried. He further added that the youth’s family was insisting that they enter the village only with the missing youth and that they were running out of money.
Hussain informed that Sharma is his neighbor in his village and that the youth has completed 12 standard and that Ajay came to the fair only after taking his parents’ permission.
Hussain has appealed to the general public to pass on any information that they may come across to the Vasco Police.