Thiruvananthapuram: A probe has been launched after a group of nine persons, who had gone to Jordan on a pilgrimage tour from here on May 27, went missing, police said today.
A probe has been launched into the suspected illegal migration, police sources said.
A case has also been registered against the nine missing persons and a Priest Father Stansilius Theemus, who led the holy tour, police said.
Theemus, though has returned to the country, was not yet traced.
A case was registered following a complaint filed by the Foreigners Regional Registration Office here on Monday.
The group, including women, had flown to Jordan on May 27 on a visiting visa and were scheduled to return on June 6.
Father Theemus has returned on May 31.