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CBI registers case to probe IAS officer's death in Lucknow

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The today registered a case of to probe the mysterious death of IAS officer Anurag Tiwari whose body was found on a pavement in upmarket Hazratganj area of on May 17.

According to the rules, the re-registers an FIR which is registered by the state police keeping content and accused same.

The agency can, however, differ in conclusion with the state police in its final report.

Tiwari, a 2007-batch IAS officer of cadre, was found dead on May 17, his birthday, under mysterious circumstances near a guest house, where he was staying, in the high-security Hazratganj area of

He was posted as commissioner in the department of food, civil supplies and consumer affairs in

36-year-old Tiwari's family had alleged foul play.

"My son was very Corrupt officers did not like him. They must have somehow got him murdered," Tiwari's father B N Tiwari had alleged in Bahraich, his native place.

Post-mortem report had indicated that Tiwari had died of asphyxia but police had said that an SIT team probing the case was awaiting the test reports of his viscera, blood samples and heart to find the exact cause of the death.

The agency has taken over the case by re-registering the case of against unidentified persons.

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First Published: Fri, June 16 2017. 23:32 IST