A 21-year-old Army jawan from Pothireddypalli village in Siddipet district went missing near Bhatinda in Punjab while he was en route to report for duty at Faridkot on December 7. Punjab police are trying to locate the missing jawan.
The missing jawan is B Sai Kiran Reddy. On December 10, his father B Patel Reddy lodged a complaint with Cheryal police stating that Sai came home on November 16 on a 20-day leave. On December 5 afternoon, Sai left home and called his father at 8 pm from RGI Airport.
Sai’s phone was switched off when his father tried to contact him on December 6 afternoon and December 7 morning, an Army captain called Sai’s father from Faridkot informing him that Sai had not reported for duty.
When Army personnel verified with IGI Airport security, they came to know from CCTV footage that Sai left the airport on December 6 night. Two missing cases were registered at Cheryal PS in Siddipet and IGI Airport Terminal II PS in Delhi. On Sunday, Army personnel informed the family that Sai was last seen by another jawan who traveled with him in a train from Delhi till Bhatinda. Punjab police were searching for him and Cheryal police would transfer the FIR to IGI Airport PS.