HighlightsSP Shimla Mohit Chawla has informed about this.According to preliminary information, Ashwini has committed suicide. However, the reason for taking such a step is not yet understood.
Shimla: Former Governor of Manipur and Nagaland and former CBI Director Ashwini Kumar passed away here on Wednesday. Ashwini Kumar, 70, of Shimla was found hanging in his house. SP Shimla Mohit Chawla has informed about this.
According to preliminary information, Ashwini has committed suicide. However, the reason for taking such a step is not yet understood. Ashwini Kumar, a 1973 batch IPS officer from Sirmaur, Himachal Pradesh. He has held various positions including Director of CBI, DGP of Himachal Pradesh.
He made several major reforms while he was the DGP of Himachal Police
Since taking over as DGP of Himachal Pradesh Police in 2006, Ashwini has made a number of improvements here. He started digitization of Himachal Police and use of computers at station level. Online registration of complaints started during his tenure, which made it convenient for residents in remote areas to lodge online complaints without rushing to the police station.
Himachal’s first police officer to become CBI director
Ashwini Kumar became the CBI director in July 2008. Ashwini was the first police officer to work as a CBI director in Himachal Pradesh. In May 2013, the then UPA government first made him the Governor of Nagaland and then in July 2013, he also made him the Governor of Manipur.
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