A senior IAS officer of Karnataka cadre was found dead near the Hazratganj’s Meerabai Guest House in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, reports said on Wednesday.
An IAS officer of 2007-batch, Tiwari was the resident of Behraich. He was appointed as the Commissioner of Food and Civil Supplies in Uttar Pradesh.
The Uttar Pradesh Police has launched an investigation into the matter. “The officials have been deployed to the area where the dead body was found. We have started the investigation,” said a senior police officer.
In December 2016, senior IAS officer Sanjeev Dubey had allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself at his Gautampalli residence in Lucknow.
The 1987-batch Uttar Pradesh cadre officer was posted as Principal Secretary in the Home Guard department and had held several important posts.