Uttar Pradesh government to sponsor education of Rajesh Sahni's daughter

Yogi Adityanath had earlier recommended a Central Bureau of Investigation probe into the death of Rajesh Sahni.

Published: 04th June 2018 08:14 AM  |   Last Updated: 04th June 2018 08:14 AM   |  A+A-

Uttar Pradesh Senior ATS officer Rajesh Sahni (Twitter | DGP UP)


LUCKNOW: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath-led government has decided to sponsor the education of deceased Indian Police Service (IPS) officer Rajesh Sahni's daughter.

On May 29, Sahni, a senior police officer of Uttar Pradesh Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) committed suicide in Lucknow.

The Chief Minister had earlier recommended a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into the death of Sahani.

On May 30, the Chief Minister held a meeting with Principal Secretary (Home) and DGP UP, where he took the decision. A recommendation in this regard was also sent to the Central Government.

Sahni was Additional Superintendent of Police of Uttar Pradesh ATS.

His body was found inside the ATS office with a bullet wound.

"Rajesh Sahni, Additional Superintendent of Police, ATS, committed suicide by shooting himself on the temple at 1245 hrs in his office with an official weapon. The reason for suicide is being ascertained, "said, Additional Director General (Law and Order) Anand Kumar.

Sahni was a 1992 batch Provincial Police Services (PPS) officer.


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