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Two Pakistani boxers have gone lacking in Birmingham after the conclusion of the Commonwealth Video games, the nationwide federation stated on Wednesday. Pakistan Boxing Federation (PBF) secretary Nasir Tang confirmed the information that boxers Suleman Baloch and Nazeerullah disappeared a few hours earlier than the crew’s departure for Islamabad. The Birmingham CWG ended on Monday “The journey paperwork together with their passports are nonetheless with federation officers who accompanied the boxing crew to the video games,” Tang stated.
He stated the crew administration has knowledgeable the Pakistan Excessive Fee within the UK and the related authorities in London concerning the disappearance of Suleman and Nazeerullah.
Tang stated the paperwork of the lacking boxers have been saved as per the usual working process for all athletes who journey from Pakistan.
The Pakistan Olympic Affiliation (POA) has shaped a four-member committee to research the matter of the lacking boxers.
Pakistan did not win any medal within the boxing competitors of the Commonwealth Video games the place it ended up with eight medals, together with two gold, received in weightlifting and javelin throw.
The disappearance of the boxers got here simply two months after a nationwide swimmer, Faizan Akbar additionally disappeared whereas competing within the FINA World Championships in Hungary.
Akbar, nevertheless, did not even trouble to compete within the championships and went lacking together with his passport and different paperwork simply hours after reaching Budapest.
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