MANGALDAI: Mystery shrouds the disappearance of Dr Rubul Hazarika, an Assistant Professor of B Barooah College in Guwahati and originally a resident of Hazarikapara area of Sipajhar in Darrang district. Police are yet to get any clue of his whereabouts till filing of this report on Wednesday afternoon, even though Darrang Police have been making all possible efforts since the last six days to trace out the young college teacher of the Geography department who is also an international-level expert in the field of Geographical Information System (GIS).
Talking to this correspondent, Satyajit Nath, Additional Superintendent of Police (HQ), Darrang, said that Superintendent of Police of Darrang, Sreejith. T. had already announced a cash award of Rs 10,000 for proper information about the location of the missing professor while on Tuesday special ‘look-out notice’ along with a photograph of the missing professor were issued to all the police stations across India in addition to other lines of investigations.
“Our team has been working on it round-the-clock and we are hopeful that we will be able to track vital clue within a short time,” he added.
According to the FIR lodged by Dipankar Saikia, a nephew of Dr Hazarika, at Sipajhar Police Station on September 13, Dr Hazarika was wearing jeans and T-shirt when he went missing since the evening of September 12. He had left home at Hazarikapara in his car bearing registration number AS 01 DF 4166 saying that he would return after refuelling his car at the petrol depot at Bordoulguri, some 7 km away from Hazarikapara.
According to police, he had his mobile phone with SIM card bearing no. 7002323513 and the last tower location had been detected at around 9.22 pm in Gotanagar, Guwahati. Since then Dr Hazarika and his car have not been untraced. A case (No. 670 / 18) U/S 365 IPC has already been registered in Sipajhar Police Station.