Jaipur: Navin Jain, the Rajasthan cadre IAS officer who went missing on Tuesday morning from outside a restaurant on the Jaipur- Delhi national highway in Alwar district, remained untraceable for the second day.

IG Rajiv Dasot, who is investigating the case, told the reporters that dozens of teams have been rushed to different locations including neighboring states. State police is also taking help from the police of neighboring states.

Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot also sought details of progress in the incident.

The 9-years-old son of Jain, Gautam , has made an emotional appeal to his father

“Come soon Papa!!! Please call us …we are missing you,” Gautam said.

Sunita, wife of Jain also asked her husband to return soon.

“Navin, we are really worried for you… All the relatives have reached home…Please contact us,” Sunita appealed Navin.

Sunita, addressing the mediapersons here said that his husband was depressed over the controversy of government house allotment and this is the reason behind his disappearance.

Jain’s relatives have issued two telephone numbers- 09829035514 and 09818215695 for anybody who could inform about his whereabouts.

According to the sources, Jain was also surrounded in other controversies related to irregularities in NREGS and relief work during floods in Baran District in 2008-09.

Jain, who was posted as Commissioner in the state’s Settlement Department here, suddenly disappeared after he went out on the pretext of making a call, leaving behind a note for his wife and son.

JPN/Bureau