Australia - Tej Chitnis, 22, Burwood East, Vic, 27 April 2016

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  1. FigTree

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    Police are appealing for information regarding the disappearance of University student Tej Chitnis from his East Burwood home in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia


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    PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION
    Medium build
    Dark hair
    Brown eyes.


    AGE: 22 years old

    Tej Chitnis, 22, was last seen leaving his Burwood East house at 10am on Wednesday 27th April 2016 in his silver 2005 Volkswagen Golf - Registration Number: TTF 517
    Mr Chitnis usually drives to the Blackburn Railway station, parks his car in a nearby street and catches a train to university.

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    Tej did not return home at 4PM and his car has not been located -
    This behaviour is out of character for Tej.
    Police have concerns for his safety and wellbeing.


    Anyone with any information about Tej Chitnis disappearance is urged to contact Forest Hill Police Station on 8847 3636
    or Ring 000


    MEDIA LINKS
    VICTORIA POLICE NEWS: http://www.vicpolicenews.com.au/news/9852-concerns-for-missing-man-tej-chitnis.html
    THE AGE MEDIA: http://www.theage.com.au/victoria/p...ssing-university-student-20160428-goh52x.html
    SUN-HERALD: http://www.heraldsun.com.au/news/vi...s/news-story/cb11a83322a41f11cf685d26e2683ad6
    7 NEWS VIDEO: https://au.news.yahoo.com/video/wat...tej-chitnis-disappears-without-a-trace/#page1

     

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    http://www.sbs.com.au/yourlanguage/...nseab_b&cx_navSource=related-side-cx#cxrecs_s
     
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    http://www.9news.com.au/national/20...-11-days-focusses-on-dense-victorian-bushland

    His car is still missing as well.
     
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    My son and daughter-in-law live in the Geelong/Ocean Grove area so I've let him know about Tej's disappearance and sent him the media links.

    I hope that that was unnecessary and he arrived home to hug his mother on Mothers Day yesterday.
     
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    Still no word?
     
  9. FigTree

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    11th May 2016

    There has been no word through Main Stream media regarding any sighting of Tej, nor has there been a sighting of his VW 2005 Silver Golf car.
    Searches have focused on the Healesville area of Victoria where the last ping of his phone registered at approx 11:30am on the day he went missing, and they have been asking locals and placing posters in the area.


    Links:
    TWITTER Page for Tej Chitnas
    Lets Bring Tej Home
    https://twitter.com/BringTejHome
    Tej Chitnis left his home in Burwood East at 10 am on Wednesday 27/04
    and has not been heard from since. This page is dedicated to finding Tej

    FACEBOOK PAGE (Must be signed in)
    Help Find Tej Chitnas
    https://www.facebook.com/findtejchitnis/
    Any information about Tej Chitnis who has been missing since 10 am on Wednesday.
    Spread the word around to all your friends and get Tej's photo out there


    A new Missing Persons Poster has been made available on the Facebook Page too...
    Print & Share

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    Lets hope there is some news very soon as to where Tej is.


    8th May 2016

    SBS NEWS
    http://www.sbs.com.au/yourlanguage/...thers-day-message-her-missing-son-tej-chitnis
    Reva Chitnis has posted an emotional message on the Facebook
    Melbourne Resident Tej Chitnis has been missing since 27th April after he left his Burwood East home and never returned.
    On Mother's Day, Tej's mother, Reva Chitnis has posted an emotional message on the Facebook Page created to help locate her missing son.
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    9NEWS MELBOURNE
    Read more at http://www.9news.com.au/national/20...-dense-victorian-bushland#w2vDMpDlbu835RzB.99
    Search for young man missing for 11 days focuses on dense Victorian bushland
    Family members were among about 20 people who continued the search effort for missing Melbourne man Tej Chitnis yesterday, after he was last seen on April 27.
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    6TH May 2016

    SBS NEWS
    http://www.sbs.com.au/yourlanguage/...nseab_b&cx_navSource=related-side-cx#cxrecs_s
    'Tej would make Mother's Day breakfast'
    A member of the public informed the police on Thursday that he may have spotted Tej near St Huberts Vineyard in Coldstream around mid-day on the day he went missing.
    The mother of missing 21-years-old Melbourne man hopes her son would soon return to the family.
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    4th May 2016

    'With every passing day, we fear more for Tej's safety', says Jayant Chitnis - Radio Podcast

    "People can't vanish like that," said Tej's aggrieved father Jayant Chitnis, adding, "the car hasn't been found, the mobile phone is switched off and his bank account hasn't been touched".
    According to Mr Chitnis, although the police is still treating this as a missing persons' case, but they have no leads to work on, and "the longer it takes to find out about Tej's whereabouts, the more worried we become. We hold grave fears for his safety," he said, speaking to SBS Punjabi program today.

    To listen to podcast:
    http://www.sbs.com.au/yourlanguage/api/radio/player/podcast/563323?popup=1&node=453229

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    SBS NEWS
    http://www.sbs.com.au/yourlanguage/...e-small-important-clue-found-tej-chitnis-case
    By Mosiqi Acharya
    Family members of missing Indian-Origin male, Tej Chitnis have pleaded public and community for help to locate their son, who has been missing since last Wednesday.
    It’s been a week since 21-year-old Tej left his family’s Burwood East home to go to his university but failed to return home that evening where a special birthday dinner for his dad was planned.

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    SMH NEWS
    http://www.heraldsun.com.au/leader/...s/news-story/e92f0bfee2db594e24df1636e6c2b9d9
    Desperate family search Yarra Valley for missing Burwood East man Tej Chitnis
    THE family of a missing Burwood East man are pleading for anyone who may have seen him since last Wednesday to come forward.
    Tej Chitnis, 21, hasn’t been seen or heard from since just after 10am on April 27.

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    Thanks FT. Tej's disappearance seems our of character, especially as he didn't contact his Mum on Mother's Day.
     
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    Main Stream Media

    12th May 2016

    VICTORIA POLICE FACEBOOK
    https://www.facebook.com/victoriapolice/

    Tej was last seen travelling east on the Maroondah Highway, Healesville near the intersection of Green Street on Wednesday 27 April about 11.34am.

    Google Map Link - Grand Hotel - Green St and Healesville Highway:
    Road Map Area - https://goo.gl/maps/Jos54mueQYC2
    Grand Hotel Satellite - https://goo.gl/maps/9Fr9Q49qhBk


    VICTORIA POLICE NEWS PAGE
    Full Article: http://www.vicpolicenews.com.au/new...e-to-search-for-missing-man-tej-chitnis-.html

    POLICE CONTINUE TO SEARCH FOR MISSING MAN TEJ CHITNIS
    Police continue to appeal for public assistance to help locate missing 22-year-old man Tej Chitnis.

    Tej was last seen leaving his Burwood East address in his silver Golf on Wednesday 27 April about 10am.

    He usually drives to the Blackburn Railway station, parks his car in a nearby street and catches public transport to University.

    Tej failed to return home at 4:00pm. His 2005 VW Golf has also not been located.

    Police have concerns for Tej as this behaviour is out of character.

    Tej has since been seen travelling east on the Maroondah Highway, Healesville near the intersection of Green Street on Wednesday 27 April about 11.34am.

    Police are appealing to any drivers who were in the area at the time to check for dash camera footage that may have captured his vehicle.

    Police have released a new image of Tej’s car which was taken in Healesville at the time he was last sighted.

    Anyone with any information is urged to contact Forest Hill Police Station on 8847 3636 or Triple Zero (000).



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    Thanks FT. I also have extended family around Ballarat and Bendigo. I will pass this info on.
     
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    Strange he hasn't touched his bank account AFAIK though. Maybe he's been squirreliin away some cash. I presume he and his parents would lose face if he came clean. Hopefully, he's just a very naughty boy and will come to his senses and return home. Otherwise, he may have met with foul play via other's (or his own) hands.
     
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    Given his 'secret' life I am concerned that he took his life rather than reveal the truth to all. It must be so hard for his family. I remember seeing them o the news at the time, Mum especially was beside herself.

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