Allahabad techie working for Microsoft goes missing in US, father writes to PM, Sushma Swaraj for help

The missing techie - Dilip Kumar, went to the US after completing his studies around eight years ago.

A 40-year-old software engineer from Allahabad has reportedly gone missing in the United States. The missing Indian has been identified as Dilip Kumar, who use to work for tech-giant Microsoft in San Jose, California.

According to a Hindustan Times report, Brij Bihari Lal Srivastava, father of the missing techie has revealed that he last spoke to his son on March 15 and since then there has been no communication with him.

The report suggests that the San Jose police registered a case on May 14 based on a missing complaint lodged by the family and have started their investigation.

The San Jose Police believe Kumar has not left California. According to media reports, the location of his mobile phone was found inside his residence. However, they are clueless about Dilip Kumar’s whereabouts.

Following the incident, Brij Srivastava has written to President Pranab Mukherjee, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj, urging them to put pressure on the US authorities to locate his son.

Srivastava, a retired government official, also approached the US embassy for help. “The external affairs ministry has assured all possible help,” he reportedly said.

Kumar went to the US after completing his studies around eight years ago. Before switching over to the Microsoft, he had worked with the TCS.

Dilip Kumar is reportedly married to an American, Irian Wilson.

Though he did not visit India for years, he was in regular contact with the family, including his elder brother, Vinit and two sisters, suggested the report.