Srinagar, May 20 (IANS) Police on Saturday said that a constable who went missing from Srinagar district on May 14 was still untraced.

A police statement said a missing report had been lodged regarding Constable Sameer Kumar.

During investigation, police learnt that the Constable had absented from his duties and went to Kupwara along with a colleague and his uncle, Head Constable Daleep Kumar.

“After dropping his uncle at Kupwara Police Lines, Sameer Kumar reached Yunsu bridge in Handwara and jumped into the Puhroo river reportedly under the influence of liquor,” the statement said.

“Every effort is being made to trace him,” it said.

Navy commandos were also searching the river. “All angles are being looked into.”

This is published unedited from the IANS feed.