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2007-Batch IAS officer Anurag Tiwari found dead in Lucknow

The UP police has launched launched a probe into the matter. "The officials have been deployed to the area where the dead body was found. We have started the investigation," stated a senior police officer

Arnima Dwivedi

Arnima DwivediBy Arnima Dwivedi

Published on 17 May 2017 4:01 AM GMT

2007-Batch IAS officer Anurag Tiwari found dead in Lucknow
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Lucknow: Indian Administrative Services (IAS) officer Anurag Tiwari was found dead, under mysterious conditions, near Meerabai Guest House in Hazratganj area of the city on Wednesday morning.

Tiwari was the Karnataka cadre IAS officer of 2007-batch. He was the resident of Bahraich and was appointed as the Commissioner of Food and Civil Supplies in Banglore.

Sources close to the officer said that Tiwari was having sour relationship with his wife.

His body was found near the Meera Bai guest house in the city's Hazratganj area, where he had reportedly been staying for the past two days. The police said some people called them about a body lying by the road. The officer was identified by his I-card.

The UP police has launched launched a probe into the matter. "The officials have been deployed to the area where the dead body was found. We have started the investigation," stated a senior police officer.

The body has been sent for post-mortem. The police is now pouring through CCTV footage of nearby areas to piece together moments before Tiwari's death.

Police, however, refused to divulge any further details but confirmed that the 'death was suspicious'.

Arnima Dwivedi

Arnima Dwivedi

A journalist, presently working as a sub-editor with newstrack.com. I love exploring new genres of humans and humanity.

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