Missing student safe in Philippines

Published: 20th September 2012 11:39 AM  |   Last Updated: 20th September 2012 11:39 AM   |  A+A-

Missing MBBS student in  Philippines S Jayakiran is safe and will be returning to the college in two days, the authorities of the University of Northern  Philippines informed his parents through an email on Wednesday.

The university authorities had received a  phone call from Jayakiran saying that he  was safe and would come to the college after two days.

According to Ravikiran, a cousin of Jayakiran, they had received an email from the university mentioning that Jayakiran had made a phone call to the university coordinator around 11.40 am on September 18. The coordinator had asked him to meet  him at the university the next day. But Jayakiran had not turned up on Wednesday but made a phone call informing that he could come only after two days as he was far away from the university. It is said that Jayakiran is in Manila, the capital of Philippines, Ravikiran said quoting the email.

Meanwhile, Ravi Kumar, the father of Jayakiran, who has been in New Delhi for the past two days trying for a visa to go to Philippines, was hospitalised with high blood pressure on Wednesday evening.

He is expected to return to Vijayawada by Thursday, according to Vijayadurga, sister of Jayakiran.

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