Bengaluru, May 6: The Central Bureau of Investigation questioned the family members of IAS officer D K Ravi who was found dead in his apartment recently. The CBI sought to know from the family members whether Ravi was under any sort of pressure on the work or personal front.
The CBI team which has been questioning various persons was asked by the family members whether the body of the officer would be exhumed for investigation or not. The CBI said that there is no decision on exhuming the body as yet.
Work related details sought from family members:
The CBI asked the family members which included the parents of the officer, siblings and relatives several questions. To questions regarding work pressure, the family members said that the late officer had often complained about the same.
The family also said that they suspected foul play in the death of Ravi. He had often told us about the pressure that he was under while discharging his duties. We suspect that some lobby could be behind his death, the family members also alleged before the CBI team.
The family members also sought to know whether the body of the officer would be exhumed for investigation. The CBI officials told the family there is no decision on the same and as of now there is no talk about exhuming the body.
Files under verification:
The CBI meanwhile is verifying dozens of files relating to the case. While the autopsy and post mortem reports have been verified, they are also looking into the statements given by the witnesses in the case to the CID.
The CID which was probing the case before the CBI took over had questioned several persons and taken their statements. The CID had almost concluded that the death occurred due to suicide as a result of personal reasons.
The CBI which had questioned the Commissioner of Police, Bengaluru city will also speak with the CID officials and colleagues of D K Ravi. A colleague to whom Ravi had sent messages prior to his death will also be questioned by the CBI.