No clue of missing Indian after three months

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neeraj article no 1 Shiva Chauhan - MissingMelbourne: There is no clue of missing Indian Shiva Chauhan for the last three months. Police have appealed to the public for information surrounding the disappearance of the 27-year old Melbourne delivery van driver.  Detectives are concerned for Chauhan’s welfare and are treating his disappearance as suspicious. He is described as Indian, around 177cm tall, slim build and has dark-coloured straight hair.
According to the Indian Consulate in Melbourne, Shiva Chauhan was on a student visa which probably lapsed and he was eager to get it extended but that did not happen. His brother also fears that Shiva was unhappy after the girl he loved agreed to marry him but her family was not ready for that.
Recently, Shiva’s older brother, Dinesh left his job in Delhi to console his ageing parents in Amritsar. He does not want to leave any stone unturned while looking for his missing younger brother. Dinesh came to Melbourne on July 1, hoping that on Shiva’s 28th birthday (July 23), he may have some news for his anxious parents.
He told SBS Punjabi program’s Manpreet Singh, “No clue has been found. I’m leaving Melbourne empty handed, just as I came here empty-handed”.
Dinesh met the Victoria Police but got no information about the progress of the investigation.“Even the forensic report has not come,” says Dinesh Chauhan.
Homicide Squad Missing Persons Unit detectives have been told Chauhan began his delivery route on Thursday night (Friday, May 2) and was last sighted at a bakery on South Park Road, Dandenong South around 12.30am the same day.
Concerns were raised the next morning when it was discovered that his deliveries were not made and he had failed to turn up to an arranged meeting the same afternoon. Chauhan’s delivery van was located on Hutton Road in Keysborough around 3pm on Friday (May 2). Investigators have since been told the van was sighted at that location around 5.40am that day. An initial search of the area was conducted but there was no sightings of Chauhan.
Anyone with information about Chauhan’s whereabouts or who may have seen his delivery van in the Dandenong and Keysborough areas on Friday (May 2) morning, is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000. Information can be provided anonymously.
By Neeraj Nanda