Kaiga nuclear scientist goes missing in Karnataka

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Karwar, Jun 11: L Mahalingam, a nuclear scientist has gone missing from Kaiga Atomic Energy station since Monday, Jun 8.

Mahalingam a Chennai native went out for a jogging on Monday, but did not return home. His wife Vinayaka Sundari has lodged a police complaint. He had left behind his wallet.

The Mallapur police said investigation is on in the case and a search is undertaken. They are also not ruling out the possibility of a kidnap. His wife said that there were no police records of threat perception to Mahalingam.

Reports suggest that Mahalingam, who was a senior scientist with Kaiga Atomic Energy station had access to the nuclear plant and to the sensitive data.

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