Meerut: BSP candidate goes missing, police suspect kidnapping


Muzaffarnagar: The Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) candidate from Budhana Assembly seat has gone missing in Meerut district while on his way to Muzaffarnagar from Delhi, with police suspecting it to be a case of kidnapping. 

According to the police, Mohd Arif's car was found on 12 July in the Kanker Khera police station area in Meerut district. Arif, a 40-year-old businessman who was declared the BSP's candidate from Budhana Assembly constituency by the BSP high command for the 2017 polls, was travelling to his native Jolla village from Delhi. 

His family members complained that he left last morning for Muzaffarnagar in his car with Rs 10 lakh cash but when he did not reach his native place, they called on his mobile phone but he did not receive it. The SP said police went to Naeem's house after the complaint but he was not found there. Meanwhile a search operation by the police going on.