Srinagar: Four friends of a PhD scholar, who went missing last June during a trekking expedition, will be taken by police to Gujarat for narco-analysis test, reports said Friday.
The four friends of Hilal Ahmad Dar of Bemina, who went missing on June 13, 2020 during a trek to high altitude Naranag in central Kashmir's Ganderbal district, were summoned by police for questioning into the case, news agency KNT reported Friday. All the four youth had returned home on the same evening, Hilal did not. The family and relatives of Dar had staged multiple protests seeking his whereabouts
Quoting police sources, the report said that on the repeated requests from the family of missing Scholar, police today called all the four friends of the Scholar to police station Kangan.
The sources said Narco-Analysis tests will be conducted on all these four persons. These tests will be performed in Western State of Gujarat.
Narco-analysis test involves the intravenous administration of a drug (such as sodium pentothal, scopolamine and sodium amytal) that causes the subject to enter into various stages of anaesthesia.
A top police official from the district confirmed that all the four friends will be taken to Gujurat for Narco Test.
“Most probably, a Police party will leave for Gujarat accompanying these four persons tomorrow where they will undergo Narco Analysis Test,” he said.
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