Jalgaon: Nilesh Bhil, the National Bravery Award winner and his brother has been missing for the last couple of days. Nilesh’s mother, Sunderbai Ravaram Bhil, lodged a complaint with the Muktainagar police station on May 19 alleging that both were missing.
Nilesh Bhil lives in Kothali village of Muktainagar taluka of Jalgaon.
Police sources said Nilesh and his brother Ganpat Bhil disappeared on May 17. Nilesh Raval Bhil is 12 years old and his younger brother Ganpat Ravaram is only 7 years old.
The case is investigated by the police sub-inspector Vandana Sonu.
On August 30, 2014, Bhagwat Ghogale, a devotee in the valley of Muktai Mandir. When nilesh came to know about this, he jumped into the water without taking care of his own life.
Within a few minutes, he saved Bhagwat’s life. For this brave act, Nilesh was honored with the National Bravery Award on 26 January 2016 by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.