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IAS officer Anurag Tiwari found dead near guest house in Lucknow

LiveMint logoLiveMint 17-05-2017 PTI

Lucknow: An Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer was found dead under mysterious circumstances on the roadside in Lucknow’s Hazratganj area on Wednesday morning.

Anurag Tiwari, a 2007 batch Karnataka cadre IAS officer, was staying at a guest house in the area for the last two days. His body was found near the guest house.

A.K. Shahi, inspector of Hazratganj police station, said some passers-by informed the police after spotting him lying on the road.

He said the victim’s identity was ascertained by an identity card recovered from his belongings.

The inspector said a preliminary examination confirmed an injury on his chin while no other injury is visible.

He said the body has been sent for post-mortem to ascertain the exact cause of his death. Tiwari was a native of UP’s Bahraich district.

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