October 21, 2020

CBI Questions Gehlot’s OSD in Suicide Case of Rajasthan Police Officer



Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot launched a personal attack against his former deputy Sachin Pilot on Monday. (Photo: PTI)

Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot launched a private assault in opposition to his former deputy Sachin Pilot on Monday. (Photograph: PTI)

Vishnudutt Vishnoi, then SHO of Rajgarh, had reportedly instructed his pal on WhatsApp that he was being trapped in soiled politics, aside from forsaking two suicide notes.

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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 Might 23, officers stated.

A workforce of particular crime unit of the CBI from Delhi is in Jaipur to file statements in reference to the dying of Vishnoi, who was SHO of Rajgarh. His physique was discovered hanging from the ceiling of his official residence in Churu, officers stated.

The transfer comes at a time when the Rajasthan authorities is going through political turmoil after Sachin Pilot’s rebel and his subsequent sacking as deputy chief minister.

Sources, nevertheless, made it clear that the company is 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 practically three hours at her residence in Jaipur, they stated.

The sources stated individuals are being examined “to know varied points of the case and it doesn’t imply that they’re accused as a ultimate image will emerge solely after completion of probe”.

The Rajasthan Authorities 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 stated.

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.

Within the suicide be aware to the SP, Vishnoi had stated he was not in a position to bear the strain placed on him. In his suicide be aware, he had additionally stated that he tried to provide his finest to the Rajasthan Police.

A screenshot of a purported WhatsApp chat that Vishnoi had with one in every of his activist pals, by 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.