IAS officer's death: Preliminary report by March 23

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The preliminary report by the investigating team probing the death of IAS officer D K Ravi will be submitted by Monday, March 23. The report will have the basic information which include his call details and also the events that led up to his death.

The Karnataka government has made it clear that it would not be handing over the probe to the CBI. It would first wait for the final report on the case and then take a decision on whether to rope in the CBI or not.

DK Ravi's preliminary report by Mar 22

Batch mates and colleagues questioned

The Criminal Investigation Department which is handling the probe has recorded the statements of several colleagues and also a batch mate. Several calls had been made on that fateful morning from Ravi's phone which become centric to the investigation.

Moreover the batch mate of Ravi's to whom the last call was made appeared before the Chief Secretary and gave out details of what transpired that morning. Investigators too would record the statements of the batch mate apart from questioning other colleagues in connection with this case.

Personal reasons say police

The batch mate has pointed towards personal reasons which could have led to the suicide of the officer. There was a great deal of personal trauma which the officer was facing since the past couple of months. He may have decided to take the extreme step due to this an investigating officer also informed OneIndia.

The statements of the wife and father in law have also been taken into account by the investigating agencies. The driver was the first to be questioned and all of them have said that there was personal trauma.

The police however would also look into the file prepared by Ravi which had proposed a series of raids on big wigs in the coming days. As we have always said we will probe every angle including the alleged death threat calls which the family has spoken about, the officer also informed.

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