UP recommends CBI probe into IAS officer’s death


On Monday, UTTAR Pradesh Government prescribed a CBI probe into the demise of IAS officer Anurag Tiwari after his family told Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath that they suspected foul play as he was about to expose a “big scam” in a Karnataka Government Department.

On Monday, The development came as the UP police enrolled a murder case in the matter, five days after Anurag’s body was found on his birthday under strange conditions close to a visitor house, where he was staying, in the high-security Hazratganj territory here.

It has been chosen to hand over the test to the CBI,” DGP Sulkhan Singh told a press preparation here. Hours prior, the Karnataka-framework officer’s mom Sushila Devi and sibling Mayank had met the CM to press for a CBI test saying they were despondent with the treatment of the examination by the UP police.

Tiwari’s family had claimed that he was killed at the behest of corrupt officers as he was a whistle blower and was about to expose a “scam” in the department of food, civil supplies and consumer affairs in Bengaluru where he was posted as commissioner.