IT IS NOW nearly a month since Nida Naseer disappeared from her Newport home but there is still no news – despite an emotional plea from her family reaching more than 1,600 views combined on YouTube.
In the videos, Nida’s father Naseer Tahir, her mother Najma Tahir and sister Shamyla Naseer appeal for her to get in touch.
But despite the viewings of her father’s appeal reaching 556 and a joint one from her sister and mother amassing more than1,050 views, there has still been no news.
The Urdu version of the video of Mr Tahir has attracted 88 views, while the Urdu version of the appeal by Mrs Tahir and her daughter has gained 93 views.
In the plea released on YouTube, Naseer Tahir tells his daughter: "We want you in any cost, we want you in any condition.
"It's more than three weeks and we have still not found any clue about Nida. We are very worried about Nida and Nida's safety and we are appealing again and again. If anyone knows about Nida, tell us. We just want Nida to come back.
"We are all missing you Nida. Your family loves you. Nida come back. Please come back."
Video appeals in both English and Urdu have been uploaded to YouTube.
Her mother Najma Tahir wiped away tears as Nida's sister Shamyla Naseer said: "We all love you, we can't live without you Nida.
"Don't worry about anything. We are here for you. Police are here for you. We all need you, Nida.
“Nida, if you are listening to me, please come back home."
She was last seen at her home on Linton Street in Pill, Newport, at around 8pm on Saturday December 28th.
The Coleg Gwent student is of Asian-Pakistani appearance and has long dark hair, is slim and is five feet three inches tall. She was last known to be wearing blue jeans and a black top.
Despite numerous appeals, extensive local searches and enquiries including house to house, leaflet drops, cctv enquiries, she has not been located.
While the geographical searches went beyond the original parameters and are now being reviewed, a team of officers including neighbourhood officers and detectives continue to work on the investigation
Police say a team of officers are continuing to work on the investigation.
If anyone has information about Nida’s whereabouts they are asked to call 101.