Kottayam: The family of a 28-year-old man from Kerala, who was working as a kitchen helper on a ship and disappeared in the Atlantic Ocean, has asked the Foreign Ministry for help in finding him.
The young woman identified as Justine Kuruvila began her journey from South Africa (Durban) to America on January 31.
Speaking to ANI, Shigha, the missing young man’s sister, said: “The ship left Durban on January 31. He used to call us every day, but the last call was a week ago. After that day, he stopped calling. answer our calls.
“He returned home last November and worked around 6 years on the ship. On February 8, he called my mother. After this, there is no information on Justin. The shipping authority informed us that he had disappeared from the Atlantic Ocean.” her sister added.
His brother, Stephen, who is also a sailor, also stated that everyone is praying for Justin and asking the maritime authorities to find him as soon as possible.
Manjeesh, a member of Kurichy Panchayath, also said that everyone is looking for him and decided to seek help from the Minister of State, Muraleedharan.
“We are all looking for Justin, but we still couldn’t find him. Now we have decided to report and seek help from MoS Muraleedharan,” Manjeesh.