Student who went to sleep goes missing in Kollam; search continues in forest
Pathanapuram (Kollam): The investigation into the missing case of a student at Kadassery in Piravanthoor here is progressing. The student, identified as Rahul, was living near the forest border in Kadassery and he went missing since August 19. Search operation is continuing in the deeper areas of the forest.
As the new house was under construction, Rahul was staying in a temporary shed in the compound. He went to sleep at night on August 19 and was not seen by anyone since then. Later, the Cyber Cell found out that his phone was functioning till 10 pm on August 19 and then it went off.
As the place is near the forest, the police and forest department searched inside the forest. They also inquired in the houses of his relatives. However, no clue was received. Following this, they extended search into the deeper areas of the forest.
Meanwhile, some blood stains were found in the forest and the police collected its samples for tests. They said that the investigation will be held into this after confirming if it is human blood. The locals also said that wild animals frequently appear in the area.
Rahul passed Plus Two this year and was preparing for higher studies when he went missing under mysterious circumstances. Presently, the police and the forest department are conducting the search operation as separate teams. Cyber Cell also is part of the probe.