Srinagar (Agencies): Extending support to an Internet campaign, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah has appealed for early release of abducted Malkangiri District Collector JV Krishna.

"Abducted DM Vineel Krishna at Malkangiri is a very nice person. I seek support for his early and safe release," Omar re-tweeted in support for release of the IAS officer on a campaign launched on micro blogging site Twitter.

The Chief Minister sought to enlist the support of other micro-bloggers by urging them to re-tweet the message.

30-year-old Krishna was abducted on February 16 by a group of 50 Maoists when he was on a visit to the remote Chitrakonda area, a Maoist stronghold, to attend a camp for local development