SILCHAR, June 9 - Cachar Police have formed a special investigation team (SIT) to probe the case of two year old Shubhamita alias Trisha Roy Choudhury daughter of Shubhadeep and Dr Satabhisha Roy Choudhury of Assam University Silchar, who went missing since June 5.
The decision has come five days after the child went missing along with the housemaid Rambha Bagti alias Neha from the residential staff quarters and amid simmering tension among the people of Silchar over the investigation failure to trace the missing child.
The 10-member SIT will be headed by Additional Director General of Police Mukesh Agarwal who is in the city to monitor the investigation.
On the other hand, Arati Roy Choudhury, grandmother of Trisha has been admitted to the ICU at Silchar Medical College and Hospital after she suffered a cardiac arrest on Friday afternoon.
Meanwhile, various organisations have appealed to the Cachar Police and district administration to intensify the search operation to trace the child. Members of Assam University Students� Union, All Cachar Karimganj Hailakandi Students� Association, AIDSO, Moms Club and others have urged upon the authorities to take necessary steps to bring the child back to her parents. The Silchar district Congress committee has said that the party cadres will not hesitate to stage protest if the child is not traced and recovered at the earliest.