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Police continue search for pregnant Khandallah woman (updated)

Wellington Police have increased the size of the team searching for Khandallah woman Sonam Shelar.

Sonam Shelar, who is 26 years old and five months pregnant was last seen at 8.30am on Saturday 17 November, on Cashmere Avenue, Khandallah.

“We have real concerns for her safety and need people to keep an eye out for her,” said Detective Senior Sergeant Warwick McKee

“It’s been another cold night out there and our concerns are mounting.”

“We now have uniformed and Criminal Investigation Branch teams completing door knocks in the wider Khandallah area and we will continue to speak to people today.”

Sonam Shelar is of slender build and approximately 165cm tall.

She was wearing a brown jacket with fur on the hood and white, black and orange trainers.

Any sightings of Sonam are appreciated If you have any information that could help locate her, please contact Wellington Police on (04) 381 2000 urgently.