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Family of Indian man missing in Aus appeals for help

PTI  Melbourne, July 30, 2014
First Published: 15:17 IST(30/7/2014) | Last Updated: 15:19 IST(30/7/2014)
A family of a 27-year-old Indian man who has been missing since May this year has appealed for help in tracing him.

Shiva Chauhan, who worked in Melbourne as a delivery man went missing on the night of May 1 after concerns were raised on his welfare when he failed to make his deliveries and did not turn up to an arranged meeting on the same day.

Later, police found his silver van parked near an empty field in Keysborough with his wallet and other belongings left inside.

Homicide squad are currently looking into the matter and has taken over the investigation into his disappearance.

Chauhan's brother, Dinesh, who was visiting Australia to track any information on his youngest sibling claimed there has been no further development in the case.

"No clue has been found. I'm leaving Melbourne empty handed, just as I came here empty-handed," he said.

"There has been no information which the police could give me," he told SBS Punjabi radio channel while appealing to the public to help the family in providing any clue about his brother.

Shiva had migrated to Australia on a student visa from Punjab.
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