Even after two days, there is no clue of the missing doctor of NMC.

PATNA: Police are yet to trace the Nalanda Medical College (NMC) doctor who allegedly went missing on Wednesday night and his car along with two cell phones and a diary was recovered from Mahatma Gandhi Setu in Patna on Thursday. was done.

Dr. Sanjay Kumar (right) with his wife Saloni Kumari.  (HT Photo)
Dr. Sanjay Kumar (right) with his wife Saloni Kumari. (HT Photo)

According to the police, Dr Sanjay Kumar, head of the department of pharmacology at the institute, was on his way to inspect the college when he allegedly went missing.

“We are working on all angles. An SDRF team launched a search from Gaighat on Friday to trace Kumar. We have scanned the CCTV footage, which shows that he was alone in his car. We also questioned some colleagues and learned that he was depressed,” said Patna Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) MS Dhillon.

Saloni Kumari, wife of the missing doctor and a retired professor in the College of Commerce, said that her husband had left for Muzaffarpur from Malahi Pakdi home to inspect the college.

“I last spoke to him at around 7.42 pm and he told me that he was stuck in traffic. I tried to contact him again but he did not receive my call.

Kumari said that she later lodged an FIR in this regard at the Patrakar Nagar police station and informed the Patna SSP as well.

“Till now (Friday) we have not received any phone call regarding any ransom or any other demand. No one even contacted my husband’s mobile phone, which is with me now.

Additional Director General of Police (ADG) JS Gangwar said, “So far we have no clue to prove it as a case of kidnapping.”

The daughter of the missing doctor Suyashi said that her father had no enmity with anyone. “Police checked phone calls made or received on his cell phone in the last three-four days, but nothing was found.”

Meanwhile, the Indian Medical Association (IMA), Bihar chapter has sought the intervention of Bihar’s Director General of Police (DGP) in the matter.

In a letter to the DGP on Friday, the IMA expressed concern over the police’s failure to make any progress in the case even after two days.

“IMA had found that none of the CCTV cameras were working at Mahatma Gandhi Setu where the doctor’s car was found unattended, which was causing inconvenience to the police to make a breakthrough in the case,” it said jointly stated in the signed letter. President Dr. Shyam Narayan Prasad and State Secretary Dr. Ashok Kumar are involved.

The IMA quoted the family members as saying that even a proper forensic examination of the car was not done.

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