GUWAHATI, Feb 15 � The Assam Human Rights Commission (AHRC) has sought the status report from the Deputy Commissioner Golaghat, regarding the whereabouts of Sambhu Mushahary of Golaghat, who went missing eight years back. His letter from Kashimpur Jail in Bangladesh through the Red Cross Society, was widely reported in the media recently.
The case was registered by a division bench comprising the AHRC Chairman Justice AH Saikia and Member Tarun Phookan, who took suo moto cognizance of the matter. The DC has been asked to submit the report within 30 days of receiving the notice.
Sambhu�s parents are at a loss after he wrote a letter, appealing to them to take him back home through the Indian High Commission in Bangladesh. A local social activist named Ranjit Mushahary came to their assistance through whom the Deputy Commissioner, Golaghat was apprised of the entire matter for repatriating the youth to his native place in Golaghat.
Son of a peasant named Anil Mushahary of village Burhi Makha, Telishal Sector D, a fringe area in Golaghat, Sambhu, a third year arts student, went missing in February 2007. His whereabouts were disclosed in December 2014, when he sent a letter to his father through the Red Cross Society, which explained that Sambhu was now in confinement in Room No 21 of the house called Burhi Ganga under Ward No 2 of Kashimpur Jail-2 situated at Gazipur in Bangladesh.