Deputy Director CDA Ayaz Khan Mehsud.

PESHAWAR: Ayaz Khan Mehsud, who is a Deputy Director in the Capital Development Authority (CDA) appeared in a video on social media hours after reports of him being missing from Islamabad surfaced in mainstresm Media on Friday.

He rejected media reports about his disappearance saying that his mobile battery had gone dead and he is with his relatives in DI Khan safe and sound. He requested his friends and media persons to stop spreading misinformation  about him being missing from Islamabad.

Earlier various TV channels qouted  Islamabad police saying that Ayaz Khan hailing from South Waziristan tribal district went missing from Islamabad on Thursday night.

Police said they filed a case on the complaint of the family of the missing officer and initiated search for him.

His family told police that Ayaz Khan went to the CDA office situated near the Melody Market, but did not return. police said that he had telephoned his family members that he will arrive home a bit late, but since then he is untraceable.

A day earlier body of SP Tahir Dawar was recovered from Afghanistan after he had been kidnapped from Islamabad on 26 October.