Ashwani Kumar (IPS, CBI Director) Wiki, Age, Death, Wife, Family, Biography & More

Ashwani Kumar was an IPS officer and ex-CBI director in India. He also served as the Governor of the Indian state of Nagaland and Manipur. He was also posted as Director General of Police of Himachal Pradesh.

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Ashwani Kumar recently made the headlines when the news of his death came out in media. As per reports, Ashwani Kumar committed suicide in his Shimla house on 7 October 2020. As per the official statement, the investigation was on in this case and forensic experts are collecting shreds of evidence.

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Ashwani Kumar Wiki/Biography

Born on 15 November 1950, Ashwani Kumar’s age was 69 years as of 2019. He was born and brought up in a middle-class family from Nahan, Himachal Pradesh, India.

He completed his education from National Defense College and Rashtriya Indian Military College of Himachal Pradesh University.

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He was an IPS officer from the 1973 batch of Himachal Pradesh cadre. He held at many different prestigious posts and served for the nation.

Full Name Ashwani Kumar
Date of Birth 15 November 1950
Age 69 Years
Death Date 7 October 2020
Reason of Death Suicide
Birth Place Nahan, Himachal Pradesh
Profession IPS Officer and ex-CBI Director
Nationality Indian
Hometown Himachal Pradesh
Zodiac Sign Leo
School Not Known
College / University National Defense College
Rashtriya Indian Military College
Education Qualification Graduate
Net Worth Under Review

Family Details

Ashwani Kumar belongs to a middle-class family from Nahan, Himachal Pradesh, India. He was an Indian by nationality and had faith in the Hinduism religion. Ashwani Kumar’s marital status was married. Currently, he was living happily with his son and daughter-in-law in Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, India.

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Physical Appearance

Ashwani Kumar was a good looking man with an average personality. He was 5 feet and 8 inches tall and his body weight was around 75 Kg. He had black color hairs with black mesmerizing eyes. Being an ex-police officer he has maintained his health and body build up.


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Ashwani Kumar started his career as an IPS officer in the year 1973. He has been posted at many different positions during his tenure in Indian Police services. He served as the Director-General Police of Himachal Pradesh and also as the Director of Central Bureau of Investigation.

As the director of the Central Bureau of Investigation he has solved many high-profile cases like the Sohrabuddin Sheikh encounter case, and others. He also headed the Special Protection Group which was held responsible for the security of ex-Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi, and also worked as an Assistant Director in the Prime Minister’s office.

During the Manmohan Singh Government, he was appointed as the Governor of the Indian state of Nagaland and Manipur.

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Ashwani Kumar came into limelight recently when the news of his death came out. He committed suicide on 07 October 2020 at his Shimla house. He was found hanging when his son and daughter-in-law found his dead body. They also found a suicide note in which he stated that he was going to end his life due to his disease and disability.

Police officials stated that there is no foul play in his death and everyone was in a state of shock after his death. Many high-rank police officials tweeted a heartfelt note and shared their memories with Ashwani Kumar to pay a tribute to the departed soul.

As for now, the investigation has been started in this case and the forensic team is collecting the shreds of evidence and the body was sent for the postmortem report. Once the investigation is done further information would be revealed in this case.

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