SRINAGAR: Two of the four students of Government Dental College have been traced after they went missing on Wednesday. Officials at Bemina Police Station said that the students were found in a hotel and further investigations were going on to trace out the other two students.
The students were thrown out of hostel and their allotted room was locked on Wednesday on reports that some students not affiliated with the hostel or dental college were found in their rooms.
“The outsiders were the students of Government Medical College who broke the lock and entered inside the room. They were found frying snacks,” said Asif, a student of Dental College.
The two students are said to be from far flung areas of Kashmir while two others are hailing from Jammu region.
Jasim, another student said that the students were expelled at a time when the law and order situation was not peaceful in the Valley. “Stone pelting was going on at many places. We were worried about them. As such it was not their fault, the outsiders were students also and they were not involved in any illegal activity,” he said.
Students went to Police Station Batmaloo to lodge the complaint about the missing students. At Batmaloo, they were told to file the complaint at Police Station Qamarwari.
While the hostel boarders are apprehensive on the well-being of the missing students, the college administration is pressurizing them not to report the incident to media or police.
Kahsmir Reader made several attempts to seek response of the principal, dental college but he was could not be contacted.