Seven more complaints of missing persons from Kasargod, who are suspected to have joined the IS, were filed on Sunday. According to Chandera police, relatives of people who went missing from Padanna and Trikaripur areas had lodged the complaint. On Saturday, relatives of Mohammad Murshid and Mohammad Sajid filed complaints.
Others contacted Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan through Kasargod MP, P. Karunakaran and it was after the CM insisted that they filed a complaint with the local police. Kasargod superintendent of police Thomson Jose said that a special team would be set up for the investigation. At present, Kanjangad deputy superintendent, Sunil Babu K., is heading the probe.