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Cops yet to trace engineer

Jajpur, Sept. 26: The district police are still clueless about the suspected abduction of the Tata Steel civil engineer, Mohammad Abdul Salimullah, even 60 hours after his disappearance.

Salimullah was reported missing from the Tata steel project site at Masakhia in Kalinganagar industrial complex area on Friday afternoon.

His whereabouts are still not known, either to the police or the steel company officials. “Whether Salimullah has been abducted or is simply missing is still a mystery,” D.S Kuttey, Jajpur superintendent of police, told The Telegraph.

Kuttey said: “As soon as police found out about the engineer, a special team was sent to the industrial complex area, which is under the command of deputy superintendent of police, Bipin Behari Mallick.”

The police are still trying their level best to trace the missing engineer, informed the SP.

However, the engineer’s family is spending sleepless nights. According to Salimullah’s father, Mahammad Rahat Mullah, his ever since she found out that her husband was missing, his daughter-in-law is inconsolable and not in a condition to speak.

“We are going through a very tough time for the past three days,” Mahammad said, adding that Salimullah’s younger two-year-old child has been crying and asking for his father.

Meanwhile, fear and anxiety has gripped the employees working at the Kalinganagar industrial complex area. They are demanding concerted action by the police to find Salimullah.

“Following Salimullah’s suspected abduction, the employees working at the Kalinganagar steel hub are in a state of panic. They should be provided security at work,” said Bidyadhar Mohanty, district president of Intuc.

Salimullah, who had gone to supervise the company’s proposed hospital construction work in Kalinganagar on Friday, went on missing from the project site.

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