New Delhi, July 20
The CBI on Tuesday questioned Deva Ram Saini, OSD to Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot, in reference to the alleged suicide by state police officer Vishnudutt Vishnoi in Churu on May 23, officers mentioned.
A group of particular crime unit of the CBI from Delhi is in Jaipur to report statements in reference to the loss of life of Vishnoi, who was the SHO of Rajgarh. His physique was discovered hanging from the ceiling of his official residence in Churu, officers mentioned.
The transfer comes at a time when the Rajasthan authorities is going through political turmoil after Sachin Pilot’s rise up and his subsequent sacking as Deputy Chief Minister.
Sources, nonetheless, made it clear that the company was conducting investigation in knowledgeable method in a case handed over to it by the state authorities itself.
The company had on Monday night questioned Congress MLA Krishna Poonia for almost three hours at her house in Jaipur, they mentioned.
The sources mentioned individuals are being examined to know numerous facets of the case and it doesn’t imply that they’re accused as a last image will emerge solely after completion of probe.
The Rajasthan Government had handed over the probe to the CBI within the case.
Bishnoi’s brother had filed a criticism with the Rajasthan police alleging he was below strain which led him to take this drastic step, they mentioned.
Two suicide notes had been recovered from Vishnoi — one addressed to his dad and mom and the opposite to the Superintendent of Police of the district.
In the suicide observe to the SP, Vishnoi had mentioned he was not in a position to bear the strain placed on him. In his suicide observe, he had additionally mentioned that he tried to provide his greatest to the Rajasthan Police.
A screenshot of a purported WhatsApp chat that Vishnoi had with one in every of his activist mates, through which the police officer talked about being trapped in soiled politics, had additionally gone viral.
The leaders of the BJP and the BSP have alleged that the officer, who was recognized for his honesty and hardwork, was being pressured by Congress MLA Poonia, a cost that she has denied.
Poonia represents Sadulpur constituency in Rajasthan. PTI