On Tuesday evening, Senior IAS officer B.M. Vijay Shankar was found dead in his house situated in Jayanagar.
The Tilak Nagar police station where the house comes under their limits has filed an Unnatural Death Registry (UDR) report and is further probing the case. On Tuesday, family members of B.M Vijay Shankar found him dead in his bedroom.
Senior officials have not disclosed any report of the death and have said “Only an autopsy can reveal the exact cause of death”.
Mr. Vijay Shankar was caught in the multi-crore bribery scam of IMA jewelers which was a case in July 2019 and was being questioned by CBI police who probed him in connection with the scam. He was recently on bail and was posted Additional Mission Director, Sakala.
Reports suggested that he was in Vidhana Souda later on Tuesday morning however, it was not clear of whom he met. Later he attended office on Tuesday and held meetings too.