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NDRF team carries search for missing Jamshedpur trader , Arjun Munda meets family members

Jamshedpur, Sept. 2: A team from National Disaster Response Force ( NDRF) carried search operation at river Kharkai to locate 73-year-old well-known trader Bajaranglal Bhartia who went missing mysteriously from Jugsalai on Thursday evening. Police suspect the elderly man to have drowned in Kharkai river. His scooter and a pair of sandal belonging to him were found near the Shiv Ghat Temple along the river in the wee hours on Friday. The team made efforts to locate him but could not succeed.

The missing trader is a resident of Satyanarayan Mandir Road in Jugsalai and runs a cloth store at Bata Chowk. Besides owner of the cloth shop, he is also the president of Shiv Ghat Mandir Committee.

According to family members, Bhartia had come out of his house on Thursday at 6 pm, when his son Kamal was at the cloth shop. After a while he left the shop by riding his scooter, but did not return home since then.

Meanwhile, former CM Arjun Munda also visited Bhartia’s house and met family members. He assured the family members that the administration will ensure to locate.

His son Kamal and other family members said there was no reason for his father to take any drastic step like committing suicide as everything was normal at home and also in the business. OC, Jugsalai police station, KN Ram said from the initial investigation they suspect Bhartia to have drowned in Kharkai river.

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