The body of a deputy legal advisor of the CBI was found hanging at his south Delhi residence on Thursday, police stated.
The Defence Colony police station was informed of the incident at 6:47 am.
Jitendra Kumar (48), posted as a deputy legal advisor at the Central Bureau of Investigation’s (CBI) Lodhi Road office here, was found hanging in his house at S-22, type-4 Hudco Place, Deputy Commissioner of Police (South) Benita Mary Jaiker said.
Kumar hailed from Mandi district in Himachal Pradesh. According to the DCP, a suicide note has been found, which says no one is responsible for Kumar’s extreme step.
Police told that Kumar’s wife Jyoti has arrived from Mandi and his brother Rajender from Chandigarh on learning of the incident.
Senior CBI officers were made aware of the tragic event and they rushed to the spot.
Police suspect no foul play. They added that the body has been preserved in a mortuary and the post-mortem examination is to be held on Friday.
(With inputs from PTI)
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