IIT-Roorkee's Assistant Prof returns home after going missing

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Dehradun, Sept 13: A 37-year-old Assistant Professor of IIT-Roorkee who went missing two days ago from the campus has returned home and claimed that he had gone to Rishikesh to take a dip in the Ganges, police said on Sunday.

Kirti Bhushan, working as Assistant Professor of the mechanical engineering department at IIT-Roorkee started for the institute from his house at the campus on the morning of September 11 but did not return till late at night, they said.

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His wife tried to call him over cellphone but of no vail.

She then contacted the campus guards and CCTV footage at the gates showed that Bhushan hired a rickshaw and went away, police said.

The rickshaw puller informed that he had left the Assistant Professor at the bus-stand from where he boarded a bus, they said, adding that after primary investigation a case of missing person was registered.

Last night Bhushan came back home and said that he had gone to Rishikesh to take a bath in the Ganges, police said.

PTI

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