Senior Doordarshan official missing

Jayant M Kharche, deputy director general in the engineering department, Doordarshan, has been reported missing in New Delhi after a meeting.

By: Express News Service | New Delhi | Published:September 18, 2016 1:46 am

A senior Doordarshan official has been reported missing since Friday after he went to attend a meeting in New Delhi district, said police. “The officer, Jayant M Kharche (53) is a DDG (deputy director general) in the engineering department in Doordarshan. He decided to walk to the venue of the meeting as it was nearby, but he went missing,” said an officer.

His wife lodged a missing persons complaint at Tilak Marg police station. Police said they have initiated a probe into the matter. Photos of the official have been circulated in all districts and railway stations. His family said they do not suspect involvement of anybody. “However, they said there might have been some issue at work that could have been troubling him,” added the officer.