MYSORE: A 24-year-old scientist working in the Rare Materials Project at the Bhabha Atomic Research Institute near Mysore has gone missing for the last four days, the police said.

Assistant Scientific Officer Gulla Abhisheka Reddy, 24, was a resident of Cauvery Layout (New Janata Colony) at Yelawala in Mysore.

Reddy had moved to Mysore from Chitturu district in Andhra Pradesh a year ago after he secured a job at BARC, 15 km from Mysore.

The police suspect that since he was allegedly suffering from depression and migraine, he left without informing anyone.

Yelawala inspector NH Yogananda told IANS that Reddy was staying alone after his parents' death a couple of months ago.

His neighbour last saw Reddy leaving his house on a two-wheeler on October 6 afternoon.