NEW DELHI: A 29 year old fashion designer from Noida went missing while she was on her way to Delhi the police said on Wednesday. This is the second such incident when a young woman has gone missing in the national capital region; recently a woman executive of Snapdeal was kidnapped from Ghaziabad Metro station last month.
As per initial investigation the case seems to be of abduction, an FIR of a missing person has been registered the police said. The victim has been identified as Shipra Malik who owns a boutique shop, a mother of 1 month old child and married to a contractor.
According to the police the victim’s car a Maruti Swift was found abandoned in Sector-29, Noida, she had called on Delhi Police from Lajpat Nagar area in South Delhi but the call was disconnected after 10 seconds, where the last location of the phone has been traced to.
Police said, Shipra lived with her family in Sector 37, Noida. She had left her home around 1 pm for shopping at Chandani Chowk in Central Delhi, her husband, Chetan Malik,.
The side view mirror on the driver's side was folded and the car keys were found on the car mat. However, her mobile phone and purse were found missing. Police said Shipra had met her husband at Brahmputra market in Sector 29, soon after leaving home on Monday afternoon.
Shipra’s Maruti Swift car was found abandoned in Sector-29 of Noida. Even, she had called on Delhi Police helpline number but the call was disconnected after 10 seconds. The call was made from Lajpat Nagar area in South Delhi.
"We suspect that Shipra had gone with persons who may be known to her. It is being ascertained whether she was waylaid while returning to Noida or something else happened with her. Her mobile location was found at 1:23 pm at Noida’s Atta market when she had communicated with her brother Shiwang, while the last location was in Lajpat Nagar 2:56 pm. We are investigating mobile call details,” Superintendent of Police, Noida Dinesh Yadav said.
Eight police teams have been formed to work on the case, but no clue so far, added Yadav.