Guwahati, April 19: A youth from Pathsala, who had recently gone missing since April 9 is feared to have joined United Liberation Front of Asom-Independent (ULFA-I) by his family members.
The 23-year-old youth has been identified as Bivarkar Kalita of Pathsala in lower Assam's Bajali district. Kalita's parents suspect that he might have joined the banned outfit, they further appealed the outfit to free him as they are not keeping well.
As per sources, Kalita has a sports background and also participated in various state and national level competitions. He is skilled in Mixed Martial Arts and played cricket.
Kalita along with his friend went to Tinsukia on April 9 and after that he was untraceable. His phone has been switched off since then and there is no message from him concerning his whereabouts, informed his family member.
Informing about the incident SP Bajali Dharmendra Kumar Das said that an investigation is going on, however, it is still not certain whether the youth has joined the banned outfit. "We have collected all the data of the youth, but we cannot confirm at this point whether he has joined the outfit," said Das.