New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) Senior Congress leader Kuldeep Bishnoi’s personal assistant has allegedly committed suicide after consuming poisonat at his south west Delhi residence in Rajokri area on Tuesday night, the police said on Wednesday, adding that no suicide was found from the spot.
Bishnoi, the son of former Haryana Chief Minister Bhajan Lal, is under the scanner of the Enforcement Directorate (ED) for suspected Foreign Exchange Management Act (FEMA) violations.
According to the police, the deceased has been identified as Sukumar Powriya, who worked for Bishnoi for the past 12 years.
The police said Powriya was also under the scanner after the ED conducted several raids at Bishnoi’s properties across Gurugram in the past 24 hours.
“We have conducted the post-mortem and have handed over the body to the family. No suicide note was found from the spot and even the family members have not levelled any allegations against anyone. They have told us that he was under depression,” said a senior police officer.
The police are also scanning Powriya’s diaries and some other documents to establish whether he was under depression due to the raids.
“The family members have handed us some medicines. We will send them for forensic analysis to establish whether Powriya had poisoned himself by consuming them,” the officer added.