BARC scientist's missing son's body found, police investigating the cause of mishap
After 17 days the body of the missing son of a Bhabha Atomic Research Centre scientist was found. Was it a foul play or the depressed boy left home wilfully? The police is trying to find out
New Delhi, News24 Bureau, Oct 5: Just a couple of days after the teenager son of a Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC) scientist went missing, police ruled out foul play as they continued a manhunt to trace him. The boy was missing since 23rd September and his mother was even appealing thorugh her twitter handle and tagging to leading Bollywood stars requesting them to retweet which may help her trace her missing son. Reportedly Naman Dutt, was being treated for depression following the death of a close relative and had gone missing briefly even a few months earlier.He went missing from his home in Sector 17 and after a futile search by his parents, they lodged a complaint with the Vashi Police.The only child of his parents, Naman was found missing from his room around 1.00 a.m. by his father, Bhaskar Dutt who is a BARC scientist. Later, police said he was seen on the building's CCTV grabs sporting jeans and a T-shirt, carrying a rucksack, and leaving the premises around 10.30 p.m., more than two hours before his father noticed his absence.Barely 20 minutes later, he was seen catching a sub-urban train to CSMT around 10.50 p.m., but he remained incommunicado as his mobile phone was switched off since.Dutt, a brilliant student, was studying in Class 12 at PACE Junior Science College, Nerul, and simultaneously preparing for his IIT-JEE, said Deshmukh.His mother, Chandra Dutt, a consultant psychologist, had said earlier that her son was shy and introvert and had been treated for depression after a relative died in an accident in Dubai and her husband survived a potentially life-threatening road crash.