Family, relatives of missing fruit trader hold demo in Sopore

Srinagar, October 09 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, the family, relatives and fellows of a missing fruit trader staged a protest demonstration in Sopore town on Saturday, demanding his whereabouts.

Ghulam Nabi Naikoof, the 47-year-old fruit trader from Achabal village of Sopore in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district, is missing for the last over two weeks. As per the family, Ghulam Nabi Naikoof left for south Kashmir’s Shopian district 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, demanded his whereabouts. The family members said that 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 media that efforts were on to trace the missing fruit trader.