Former CBI Chief Ranjit Sinha died

Ranjit Sinha, former Chief of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), has died today. Ranjit Sinha, a retired 1974 IPS officer, died in Delhi at around 4.30 am today. Ranjit Sinha held various senior positions including Director General of CBI and DG ITBP.

Former CBI Chief Ranjit Sinha died

According to news agency ANI, the corona test of Ranjit Sinha was done yesterday. His Corona report was found positive.

Ranjit Singh has been a 1974 batch IPS officer and Director General of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI). He was a Director of the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) before taking over as the Director-General of CBI. On 22 November 2012, he was appointed as the director of the CBI for the next two years. Earlier, Singh headed the Railway Protection Force and served in senior positions in Patna and Delhi CBI. Former CBI Chief Ranjit Sinha died.

Controversies related

In his professional career, Ranjit Sinha held many important positions like CBI Director, ITBP DG. Ranjit Sinha was also charged with corruption. The CBI had also registered a case against him in a corruption case. He was accused of trying to influence the investigation into the coal allocation scam while holding the post of CBI director. The CBI was ordered by the Supreme Court to investigate the suspicious role of Sinha, a 1974-batch retired IPS officer. Three months after this order, the CBI lodged an FIR against Sinha.

IPS officer Ranjit Sinha was the director of CBI for two years between 2012 and 2014. Ranjit Sinha had approached the Supreme Court after a dispute arising out of an alleged meeting with some accused of allocation of coal at his residence as CBI Director. In 2017, the CBI registered an FIR against Ranjit Sinha in the coal scam case. He was accused of trying to influence the coal scam probe as CBI chief.

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