Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) awarded the APS officer Rosie Kalita for maintaining high professional standards and excellence in crime investigation. She is awarded with the “Union Home Minister’s Medal for Excellence in Investigation” for the year 2020.
Rosie Kalita is one among the 21 women police officers who are awarded with the medal. Total 121 police officers are awarded on the day.
Rosie Kalita is now posted as the Police Superintendent of Special Vigilance Cell in Assam. She has made significant contributions to the investigation of the Shweta Agarwal murder case in Guwahati. She .
Notably, Rosie Kalita, the then Additional Deputy Commissioner of Police (ADCP), Guwahati has solved the murder case in less than one-and-half-year.
Based on the police charge sheet, the fast track court of Guwahati declared death penalty to Govind Singhal on August 3rd, 2019. Govind Singhal is the boyfriend of Shweta Agarwal and the prime accused of the murder case. His mother Kamla Devi Singhal and sister Bhawani Singhal were sentenced to life imprisonment.