Two Pakistani boxers go missing after Commonwealth Games
Pakistan’s boxers Suleman Baloch and Nazeer Ullah Khan have gone missing in Birmingham after the conclusion of the Commonwealth Games.
Pakistan Boxing Federation (PBF) is in search of fighters with the help of local authorities. The travel documents of Nazeer and Suleman remain in the possession of PBF.
Sources say both missed at the airport before leaving for Pakistan.
The Pakistan Olympic Association set up a four-member committee to probe the matter.
We will not let these boxers malign the country’s name at all costs. The British police will soon locate them,” said POA Secretary General Mohammad Khalid Mahmood.
Pakistan’s contingent for the Commonwealth Games included 5 boxers and 4 officials.
Earlier, Pakistani swimmer Faizan Akbar disappeared in Hungary following his arrival in the country in June of this year.
The 22-year-old, a four-time national gold medallist, was due to participate in the 19th FINA World Championship in Budapest, the Hungarian capital.
Akbar left his hotel in Budapest, without telling his roommate, and never returned.