DK Ravi case: CBI will probe suicide reasons only if ordered

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New Delhi, Oct 17: The Central Bureau of Investigation would investigate the reasons behind the suicide of IAS officer D K Ravi only if there are specific orders from the government or the court. The report to be submitted to the court before closing the case makes it clear that there was no foul play and the cause of death was suicide by hanging.

D K Ravi, IAS officer was found hanging at his residence in Bengaluru on March 16th. The CBI was roped in following an uproar by the opposition in Karnataka which suggested that Ravi could not have committed suicide and there was more than what met the eye.

DK Ravi case: CBI will probe suicide reasons only if ordered.
Probe into reasons only if ordered:

The CBI officials say that the reason for suicide is not part of the brief. We were told to probe and find out if there was any foul play leading up to the death of the officer. The CBI official added that only if there is a specific order from the government or the court will they probe into the reasons for the suicide.

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There is no directive to us to probe into the reasons and only the nature of the death was investigated as per the brief given to us. The report will be submitted to the special CBI court only after the CBI headquarters in Delhi clears the same.

In the final report the CBI has concluded that it was a clear cut case of suicide and there was no foul play. The CBI had taken several opinions following the first autopsy which was done in Bengaluru.

The statement of the doctors apart from other medical evidences too will be part of the report. In all the reports it has been stated clearly that Ravi had committed suicide by hanging and there were no other external factors that led to his death. The CBI report suggests that there was no foul play in the death of the IAS officer.

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